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Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Civil Practice Manual, 21st Edition (Electronic Download)

Available: In Stock
Price: $149.00
Item Code: 11841-PDL


Whether you are a seasoned litigator, a newly admitted attorney, or a paralegal, you will want to own this benchmark reference book on civil practice in Philadelphia County. The manual offers you a wealth of valuable “how-to” information.

Elevate your legal expertise with our digital book format, designed to streamline research, enhance accessibility, and empower legal professionals with unparalleled convenience and efficiency.

Updated by members of the court, key court personnel, and experienced litigators, the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Civil Practice Manual guides you from first filings through post-trial motions and execution of judgments. The manual contains a directory of civil judges and court personnel, guidelines and procedures for electronic filing, judges’ preferences, and over 200 forms, organizational and judicial assignment charts, checklists, and court notices essential to practice in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

Please note, this is an electronic download (PDF), not a printed book.

Summary of Contents

  • Civil Administration
  • First Filings
  • Service of Process, Default Judgment, and Judgment of Non Pros
  • Defendant’s First Filing
  • Preliminary Relief
  • Discovery
  • Motion Practice
  • Major Jury Cases
  • Complex Litigation Center (Mass Tort, Major Non-jury, and Appeals from Arbitration)
  • Commerce Court
  • Class Actions
  • Compulsory Arbitration
  • Settlement 
  • Trials and Evidence
  • Post-trial Matters
  • Execution Practice
  • Mechanics’ Liens 

  • Appendices
  • General Court Regulations and Administrative Orders
  • Forms for Use in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County
  • Index

Practice Areas
Published: 12/12/2023
Pages: 882
Size: Other
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