Certificate Of Readiness
Certificate Of Readiness Form. This is a Pennsylvania form and can be use in Dauphin Local County.
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CERTIFICATE OF READINESS DAUPHIN COUNTY TWELFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT OF COMMON PLEAS ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Effective: Rev. (I), February 2011 INSTRUCTIONS: This form shall be used for the assignment of Pretrial Motions (Preliminary Objections, Motions for Judgment on the Pleadings, Motions for Summary Judgment, Divorce Special Relief and Contested Civil Motions) and the listing of a case for Arbitration, Non-jury Trial or Jury Trial. File the original and one copy of this form with the Prothonotary’s Office. This Certificate of Readiness must be personally signed by the filing counsel of record or the filing pro se party. (Use reverse side if necessary. DO NOT ABBREVIATE PARTIES.) PLAINTIFF(S): DEFENDANT(S): ADDITIONAL DEFENDANT(S): DOCKET NUMBER: A. PRETRIAL MOTIONS (Complete Sections A and G of the Certificate of Readiness) Preliminary Objections Is oral argument requested? Judgment on the Pleadings Summary Judgment YES NO (See Dauphin County Local Rule 211) Divorce Special Relief Contested Civil Motions Title and date of filing of matter to be assigned: I hereby certify that the matter is ready for disposition in accordance with the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure and the Dauphin County Local Rules. B. ARBITRATION (Complete Sections B, E, F and G of the Certificate of Readiness) I hereby certify that the amount in controversy is $50,000 or less, and that this case is ready in all respects for disposition by a Board of Arbitration. This matter will be heard by a Board of Arbitration at the time, date, and place specified by the Chair of the panel, but, if one or more of the parties is not present at the hearing, the matter may be heard at the same time and date before a Judge of the Court without the absent party or parties being present. I also realize that there is no right to a trial de novo on appeal from a decision entered by a Judge. C. NON-JURY CIVIL TRIAL (Complete Sections C, E, F and G of the Certificate of Readiness) I hereby certify that all discovery in the case has been completed and that the case is ready in all respects to be assigned to a judge for a non-jury civil trial in accordance with the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure and the Dauphin County Local Rules. D. CIVIL JURY TRIAL (Complete Sections D, E, F and G of the Certificate of Readiness) I hereby certify that all discovery in the case has been completed; that I have made reasonable inquiry of all counsel and/or pro se parties to ensure that all necessary parties, attorneys, and witnesses will be available and that they are available; that serious settlement negotiations have been conducted; and that the case is ready in all respects for trial, all in accordance with the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure and the Dauphin County Local Rules. I understand that this case will be listed for a jury trial for the next trial term in accordance with the timelines found in the annual court calendar. I further understand that sanctions may be imposed upon me by the Court for the filing of an improper Certificate of Readiness listing a case for jury trial. Has this case previously been certified for trial? E. No, never previously certified TYPE OF CASE AND ESTIMATED TRIAL LENGTH Contract Medical Malpractice Motor Vehicle Accident Other Type of Case: F. Yes, date previously certified: Products Liability Estimated Trial Time: Premises Liability Other Malpractice days MEDIATION Pursuant to Dauphin County Local Rule 1001, I hereby certify that mediation has been previously pursued or that the topic of mediation was discussed by not only counsel with their clients but also by all counsel and/or pro se parties and rejected only after good faith consideration. G. COUNSEL: (List names, addresses and telephone numbers of all counsel and check appropriate box to designate listing counsel) Plaintiff(s): Telephone Number: Email Address: Listing Counsel Defendant(s): Telephone Number: Email Address: Listing Counsel Additional Defendant(s): Telephone Number: Email Address: Listing Counsel VERIFICATION: I, the undersigned listing counsel or pro se party, hereby acknowledge that sanctions may be imposed upon me for the improper filing of this Certificate of Readiness and that false statements herein are made subject to the penalties of 18 Pa.C.S. Section 4904, relating to unsworn falsification to authorities. I further certify that I will immediately serve all counsel and/or pro se parties with a copy of this Certificate of Readiness. ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Date Signature of Listing Counsel or Pro Se Party (Read Verification First) American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com