New Pa.O.C. Rule on Public Access

The Supreme Court has entered an order following the recommendation of the Orphans’ Court Procedural Rules Committee and adopting a new Pa.O.C. Rule 1.99 to conform to the Public Access Policy of the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania, effective 1/6/2018.  Notes to various rules on pleadings and filings have also been amended to include cross-references to new Rule 1.99 in order to remind practitioners and parties about the new rules for the treatment of confidential information.  “In re: Order Adopting Rule 1.99 and Amending the Notes to Rules 2.1, 2.4, 2.7, 2.8, 2.10, 3.3-3.6, 3.9-3.11, 3.14, 7.2-7.4, and 8.2 of the Pennsylvania Orphans’ Court Rules,” No. 758 Supreme Court Rules Docket (1/5/2018), 48 Pa.B. 483 (1/20/2018).

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