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Per an order of court dated September 17, 2015, Westmoreland County Rule of Orphans' Court Procedure WO407(b)(1) is rescinded and new Rule WO407(b)(1) is adopted, effective 30 days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.
Per an order of court dated September 23, 2015, Westmoreland County Rule of Judicial Administration WJ103 is rescinded and new Rule WJ103 is adopted, effective 30 days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.
Effective immediately there is a new Order that must be used for when petitioning for an adult criminal forensic mental health evaluation. The Order to be used can be found on the Westmoreland County Website under, Courts, Criminal, Criminal forms. Questions may be directed to the Court Administrator’s Office, 724.830.3828 or 724.830.3829.
Effective September 1, 2015, The Register of Wills Office will be requiring a death certificate upon the death of the Incapacitated person. The death certificate MUST be attached to the Suggestion of Death/Final Guardian Report. Without the death certificate, these documents will NOT be accepted for filing.
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