Rule 237.4. Form of Notice of Praecipe to Enter Judgment of Non Pros.

 The notice required by Rule 237.1(a)(2) shall be substantially in the following form:

   (CAPTION)

   To: 



(Plaintiff)
(NOTE: Serve on unrepresented
plaintiff or on plaintiff’s attorney)

   Date of Notice: 




IMPORTANT NOTICE

 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT BECAUSE YOU HAVE FAILED TO FILE A COMPLAINT IN THIS CASE. UNLESS YOU ACT WITHIN TEN DAYS FROM THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE, A JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU WITHOUT A HEARING AND YOU MAY LOSE YOUR RIGHT TO SUE THE DEFENDANT AND THEREBY LOSE PROPERTY OR OTHER IMPORTANT RIGHTS.

 YOU SHOULD TAKE THIS PAPER TO YOUR LAWYER AT ONCE. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A LAWYER, GO TO OR TELEPHONE THE OFFICE SET FORTH BELOW. THIS OFFICE CAN PROVIDE YOU WITH INFORMATION ABOUT HIRING A LAWYER.

 IF YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO HIRE A LAWYER, THIS OFFICE MAY BE ABLE TO PROVIDE YOU WITH INFORMATION ABOUT AGENCIES THAT MAY OFFER LEGAL SERVICES TO ELIGIBLE PERSONS AT A REDUCED FEE OR NO FEE.



(Name of Office)


(Address of Office)


(Telephone Number)


(Signature of Defendant
or Attorney


(Address)

   Official Note

   The office shall be that designated by the court under Rule 1018.1(c).

Source

   The provisions of this Rule 237.4 adopted December 2, 1994, effective July 1, 1995, 24 Pa.B. 6259; amended January 12, 1995, effective immediately, 25 Pa.B. 315; amended June 10, 2003, effective September 1, 2003, 33 Pa.B. 2974. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (274649) to (274650).



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