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The Westmoreland County Court Administrator is the publisher of the local Westmoreland County Rules of Court. For your convenience, the local rules are available in PDF form. Please feel free to download and print a copy of the rules for your own use or for further distribution.  Once you have opened the PDF document, pressing Ctrl+F will enable you to search the document for a word or rule number.  

Westmoreland County Local Rules of Court (complete set)

The table below provides an outline of rule changes that have occurred since August 12, 2015. The Court Administrator's office became responsible for updating the local rules of court on September 23, 2015.

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Publishing Local Rules


Date of Order



Date Updated

WJ4008 12/21/2016 Judicial Administration Transcript Costs 2/15/17
WJ4007  12/21/2016 Judicial Administration Requests for Transcripts 2/15/17
W1018.1   Civil Notice To Defend - Note Added  2/7/17
W1915.12 11/4/16 Family Enforcement.Contempt 12/26/16
W1915.4-4 9/30/16 Family Judicial Custody Pretrial Conference (formerly W1915.17) 11/20/16
W1915.17 9/30/16 Family Relocation (formerly  W1915.19) 11/20/16
W1915.19  9/30/16 Family Renumbered W1915.17 11/20/16
W1940.1 9/30/16 Family Voluntary Mediation (formerly W1915.4-4) 11/20/16
W6001 8/3/16
Civil Rules Governing Appeals from Real Estate Tax Assessments
W1920.42 10/28/15  Family Affidavit and decree under Section 3301(c) or Section 3301(d) of the Divorce Code
WJ103  9/23/15  Judicial  Official Publisher of Local Rules  10/15/15 
WO407(b)(1)  9/17/15  Civil  Small Estates  10/15/15 
WC114  8/17/15  Criminal  Orders & Ct. notices...  10/15/15 
W212.1  8/12/15  Civil  Certificate of Readiness  10/15/15