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Starting September 1, 2016, the Supreme Court Rules have changed regarding the Petition for Adjudication/Statement of Proposed Distribution for audits. All petitioners must use the state-approved forms and the Petition for Adjudication/Statement of Proposed Distribution shall be filed with the clerk at the time of the filing of an Account.
Mark your calendars for a fun Friday afternoon with the WBA. The epic rematch of Young vs. Old will take place at Altman Field in Jeannette on Friday, September 16, beginning at 4:30 pm for the annual softball game. Come to root for your favorite team. Beer, hot dogs, and Cracker Jacks will be supplied. Any bar member wanting to play should contact Mike Stewart (the elder) or Mike Stewart (the junior). Let's play ball!
WBA members in attendance will earn 1 FREE Ethics credit on Monday, September 12, 2016, at Noon at the WBA Headquarters.
Plan to attend to hear what's new in our county and how you can help your clients, friends and/or family members.
Human Services Director Dirk Matson will address the national, regional, and Westmoreland County problem in terms of deaths, role of prescription drugs in the epidemic, and cheap heroin. He will also discuss the initiatives of the County and Pennsylvania to deal with these problems. He will conclude with the resources available to get help for these problems.
Judge Meagan Bilik-DeFazio will provide an update on the Drug Court as it nears its first year of implementation in the county.
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The WBA is accepting registration for the 2016 Lawyer Referral Service. At just $125, the registration fee allows WBA members to participate in the only court-recognized referral service in Westmoreland County. Applying for LRS membership is quick and easy.
• First, read the rules.
• Next, complete the LRS Application.
Please note that certain referral panels have specific experience requirements for membership. Those panels are marked with an asterisk on the panel list in the application. To be considered for membership on a panel with experience requirements, read the Experience Requirements section of the application carefully and complete the appropriate sections.
If you have any questions about the rules, the application or the program, you may contact the Association at 724-834-6730.