New Title for Orphans’ Court Rules

On June 10, 2021, the Supreme Court entered an order amending Pa. O.C. Rule 1.1 to change the name of the rules from “Pennsylvania Orphans’ Court Rules” to “Pennsylvania Rules of Orphans’ Court Procedure” (“Pa.R.O.C.P.”), effective October 1, 2021. According to the adoption report, the amendment is part of a number of changes to provide more uniformity among the procedural rules of different courts. “In re: Order Amending Rule 1.1 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Orphans’ Court Procedure,” Supreme Court Rules Docket 871 (6/10/2021), 51 Pa.B. 3443 (6/26/2021).

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