L212.1

Chapter II

BUSINESS OF COURTS

Rule L212.1 NOTICE TO COMPLETE DISCOVERY/PLACING ON TRIAL LIST
(a) Notice of Jury Trial. All civil actions which are to be tried by a jury may be tried, at the earliest, during the term of trials next following the pretrial conference or an order entered by the court placing the case on the trial list.
Note: This provision is intended to constitute the notice required by Pa.R.C.P. 212.1(a).(b) Notice to Complete Discovery/Placing Case at Issue.

(1) Civil cases shall be placed on the list for trial by the filing of a Praecipe to Place Case at Issue.
(2) No Praecipe to Place Case at Issue shall be filed unless the moving party also certifies that a Notice to Complete Discovery and Dispositive Motions has been filed and served upon all parties at least 90 days prior to the filing of a Praecipe to Place Case at Issue.
(3) The Praecipe to Place Case at Issue shall be in substantially the same form as set forth in Appendix A.
(4) The Notice to Complete Discovery and Dispositive Motions shall be in substantially the same form as set forth in Appendix B.
(5) The Court may enlarge or reopen the time period within which to complete discovery and/or dispositive motions upon motion of any party for cause shown.
(6) All discovery and dispositive motions must be filed within the 90-day period unless enlarged by the court.
(7) Upon filing of a Praecipe to Place Case at Issue, the moving party shall serve a copy thereof upon the District Court Administrator, at which time the case shall be placed on the general trial list.

APPENDIX A

Form of Praecipe to Place Case at Issue
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APPENDIX B

Form Notice to Complete Discovery and Dispositive Motions
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