Judicial Emergency Extended

On April 20, 2020 President Judge Barrasse signed and filed the Court Order below extending the Judicial Emergency in the 45th Judicial District, Lackawanna County, through May 31, 2020. ORDER…

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April 15, 2020 Order RE: CLE Requirements for 2020

Please be advised that on April 15, 2020, an Order was issued by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania stating that all CLE credits to satisfy 2020 compliance deadlines may be obtained through completion of distance learning programs consistent with the Rules and Regulations for Continuing Legal Education in Pennsylvania. This…

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Civil Litigation Matters in Lackawanna County (Statewide Judicial Emergency)

In Re Civil Litigation Matters in Lackawanna County (Statewide Judicial Emergency)(4-13-20)…

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April 2, 2020 Notice RE: Remote Notarization of Some Documents During Coronavirus Emergency

Pennsylvania Allows Remote Notarization of Some Documents During Coronavirus Emergency  The Pennsylvania Department of State has received a temporary limited suspension of the Pennsylvania statute that requires the physical presence of notaries for all notarial acts relating to various documents essential to healthcare, incapacitation and end-of-life decisions. The Pennsylvania Bar…

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