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Title 255—LOCAL COURT RULES

MONROE COUNTY

Amendment of Local Rules of Civil Procedure in Custody, Divorce and Domestic Relations; 57 AD 2019

[49 Pa.B. 619]
[Saturday, February 9, 2019]

Order

 And Now, this 24th day of January, 2019, it is Ordered that effective immediately, the following Monroe County Rules of Civil Procedure in Custody, Divorce and Domestic Relations are rescinded in their entirety: 1910.4, 1920.3, and 1930.3.

 Local Rules 1910.4 and 1930.3 are promulgated as new rules.

 The aforementioned new rules shall be effective thirty (30) days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

 It Is Further Ordered that the District Court Administrator shall:

 1. File one copy of these Rules with the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts via email to adminrules@pacourts.us.

 2. File two paper copies and one electronic copy of these Rules in a Microsoft Word format only on a CD-ROM to the Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

 3. Arrange to have these Rules published on the Monroe County Bar Association website at www.monroebar.org.

 4. Arrange to have these Rules, as well as all local rules, published on the 43rd Judicial District website at www.monroepacourts.us.

 5. Keep these Rules, as well as all local rules of this Court, continuously available for public inspection and copying in the respective Monroe County filing office.

 a. Upon request and payment of reasonable cost of reproduction and mailing, the respective filing office shall furnish to any person a copy of any local rule.

By the Court

MARGHERITA PATTI-WORTHINGTON, 
President Judge

Rule 1910.4. Commencement of Action.

 The Domestic Relations Section (DRS) of the Court of Common Pleas of the 43rd Judicial District, Monroe County, Pennsylvania shall be the filing office for all original complaints for support and alimony pendente lite and all subsequent filings pertaining to those actions.

 The Monroe County Prothonotary shall serve as the keeper of the original records of all filings made through DRS.

Rule 1930.3. Testimony by Electronic Means.

 All requests by a party or witness to participate by electronic means in a proceeding in an action in child support, spousal support or alimony pendente lite shall be made by written petition filed in the DRS.

 All requests by a party or witness to participate by electronic means in a proceeding in an action in divorce, custody or paternity shall be made by written petition filed with the Monroe County Prothonotary.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 19-186. Filed for public inspection February 8, 2019, 9:00 a.m.]



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