Fifth Judicial District of Pennsylvania
County of Allegheny
Civil | General Motions Court



General Motions Court


Anthony Bagnato, Civil Motions Supervisor
Anthony Bagnato
Civil Motions Supervisor









All General Motions Court proceedings shall take place remotely according to the following procedures. Any conflicts with applicable Local Rules are superseded by the procedures below until further notice.


Remote Motions Practice

Contested General Motions Procedures
Contested General Motions Coversheet

Uncontested General Motions Procedures
Uncontested General Motions Coversheet

Preliminary Objections Procedures

Motions for Summary Judgment & Motions for Judgment on the Pleadings Procedures


Motions Rules


General Procedures & Requirements Local Rule
Requirements Governing the Physical Characteristics of Pleadings, Petitions, Motions, and Other Legal Papers 205.2(a)
Requirements that Pleadings and Other Legal Papers be Accompanied by a Cover Sheet 205.2(b)
Procedures for the Disposition of Petitions 206.4(c)
Procedures for the Disposition of Motions 208.3(a)
Requirements Governing the Form and Content of a Brief 210
Procedure for the Disposition of Preliminary Objections 1028(c)
Procedure for the Disposition of a Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings 1034(a)
Procedure for the Disposition of a Motion for Summary Judgment 1035.2(a)

Local Rules are also set forth at the Pennsylvania Unified Judicial System