Local Rules

The Pennsylvania Rules of Court provides the guidance for the Court of Common Pleas to establish and implement rules, regulations, polices and other activities, provided these rules are not inconsistent with the rules of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court or any Act of Assembly. These rules are referred to as "Local Rules". Current versions of the Adams County Local Rules of Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure and Judicial Administration will be made available on this page.

​Rules

Adams County Rules of Judicial Administration​
 - Last Update: 7/25/2016

Adams County Rules of Criminal Procedure 
 - Last Update: 11/29/2016

Adams County Rules of Civil Procedure
 
- Last Update: 1/13/2015

Adams County Rules of Orphans Court​
 
- Last Update: 12/9/2008

 

Pending Updates to Local Rules (to be active 30 days after publication in the PA Bulletin)

Adams County Rules of Judicial Administration​: New Rules 4007, 4008, 4009 and 4011 

Adams County Rules of Orphans' Court: Vacating existing Rules and replacing Rules

 

Active Administrative Orders Index [Read More]

Adams County
Court of Common Pleas
 
Adams County Courthouse
117 Baltimore Street, 4th Floor
Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9846
717-334-8817 (Fax) 
 
President Judge
The Honorable Michael A. George
 
 
Hours:​
8:00a.m. – 4:30p.m.​
Monday - Friday

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