Montgomery County Local Rules
Please visit the Montgomery County Courts web site Document Center for an up to date listing of the Montgomery County Local Rules of Civil, Criminal Procedures, and the Local Rules of Orphans' Court, at the following link:
http://www.montcopa.org/Documentcenter (Then scroll down to Local Rules directory)
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Recent Revisions and Adoptions:
AMENDMENT OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY LOCAL RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 1028(c), 1034(a), AND 1035.2(a). Dec. 1st, 2016 - Effective January 1, 2007
ADOTPION OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY LOCAL RULE OF JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION 4009* - COURT REPORTING AND TRANSCRIPTS FEES AND PROCEDURES.
Nov. 21st, 2016 - Effective January 1, 2007.
ADOPTION OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY ORPHANS' COURT RULES CHAPTERS 1 THROUGH 9 ORDER - July 27, 2016. Rules 1 through 9. Effective September 6, 2016. (PDFs)
RESCISSION OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY LOCAL RULE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 1910.11*. SUPPORT CONCILIATION. Effectie July 18, 2016
MONTGOMERY COUNTY CLERK OF COURT FEES INCREASE. December 1, 2015. Effective January 1st, 2016.
ADOPTION OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY LOCAL RULE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE *200.
AMENDMENT OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY LOCAL RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 206.4(c), 1028(c), 1034(a), AND 1035.2(a). October 19, 2015. Effective Jan. 1, 2016.
ADOPTION OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY LOCAL RULE OF JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION 1901* - TERMINATION OF INACTIVE CASES. Order - July 10, 2014
LOCAL RULE OF JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION 1901 *. Termination of Inactive Cases.
ADOPTION OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY LOCAL RULE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 1920.73(c). NOTICE OF INTENTION TO REQUEST ENTRY OF DIVORCE DECREE. PRAECIPE TO TRANSMIT RECORD. MOTION FOR ENTRY OF GROUNDS ORDER AND APPOINTMENT OF EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION MASTER. FORMS. - May 20, 2014.
AMENDMENT TO MONTGOMERY COUNTY LOCAL RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 230.2 - TERMINATION OF INACTIVE CASES. April 10, 2014
Administrative Order - ARD CASE CLOSEOUTS. 348-11. October 11, 2011
Amendment of Montgomery County Orphans' Court Local Rule 3.4A - Form. Additional Requirement. Cover Sheet. March 29, 2011.
- Orphans' Court Cover Sheet Form (V.3-28-2011)
- Orphans' Court Cover Sheet Instructions
- Orphans' Court Cover Sheet List of All Possible Filing Types
Local Rule 1940.8 - Mediator Compensation. Jan. 31, 2011
Local Rule of Civil Procedure 212.1
Amendment - CIVIL ACTIONS TO BE TRIED BY JURY. NOTICE OF EARLIEST TRIAL DATE. TIME FOR COMPLETING DISCOVERY AND FILING PRE-TRIAL STATEMENT. (Approved July 21, 2010) (PDF 82KB)
ADOPTION OF LOCAL RULE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE 202* - APPROVAL OF SEARCH WARRANT APPLICATIONS BY ATTORNEY FOR THE COMMONWEALTH. (Approved Dec. 9, 2008) (PDF 18KB)
AMENDMENT OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY LOCAL RULE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 1915.3* - SEMINAR FOR SEPARATED AND DIVORCED PARENTS. (Approved Dec. 3, 2008) (PDF 14KB)
Rule 1012*. Entry and Withdrawal of Appearance.
(Approved October 7, 2008) (PDF 11KB)
RESCISION OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY LOCAL RULE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 2039(a)* - COMPROMISE, SETTLEMENT, DISCONTINUANCE AND DISTRIBUTION - Adoption of Montgomery County Local Rule of Civil Procedure 2039(a) - MINORS' COMPROMISE
(Approved May 22nd, 2007) (PDF 202KB)
Amendment to Local Rule of Civil Procedure 1301*. Scope
(Aprroved and adopted October 2nd, 2006) (PDF 82KB)
Adoption of Local of Criminal Procedure 117*. Coverage: Issuing Warrants; Preliminary Arraingnments and Summary Trials; and Setting and Accepting Bail.
(Approved and adopted September 19, 2006) (PDF 284KB)
of Civil Procedure Governing Motion Practice Revision»
(Effective July 26, 2004) (PDF 350 KB)
Amendment to Local Rule of Civil Procedure 208.3(b) Rescission of Local Rule of Civil Procedure 208.4 (Approved and adopted August 16, 2004) (PDF 595 KB)
Local Rule of Juvenile Procedure Rule1167-Dependency Matters - Filings and Service of Court Orders and Notices (Approved and adopted December 6, 2006) (PDF 148 KB)