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Rule *200 - Attorneys

(a) Rolls of Attorneys.

There shall be two separate rolls of attorneys in Bucks County. One shall consist of attorneys presently admitted to the Bar of Bucks County and those hereafter admitted to the Bar of Bucks County in conformity with these rules. The second roll shall consist of those attorneys who, although not admitted to the Bar of Bucks County, have been authorized to practice therein by virtue of their compliance with Rule *200(c) hereinafter set forth. These respective rolls of attorneys shall be maintained in the office of the prothonotary and copies thereof shall be furnished to and maintained by the Clerk of Court, Criminal Division, and the Clerk of Court, Orphans' Court Division.

(b) Requirements for admission to the Bar of Bucks County.

(1) Admissions to the Bar of this Court are always at the discretion of the Court and will be allowed only on motion of a member of the Bar of this Court in good standing, made in open court, after the applicant has complied with the requirements of this rule.

(2) Every applicant for admission to the Bar of Bucks County shall present to the Court at the time when his admission is moved, and thereafter file with the prothonotary:

(A) A certificate as provided in Pennsylvania Bar Admission Rule 232(a) that he is a member in good standing of the Bar of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, or a certificate of the State Board of Law Examiners (for which a photostatic copy may be substituted, for the prothonotary's file, after production of the original) that he is entitled to be admitted to the Bar of the Supreme Court.

(B) His affidavit setting forth that he is a citizen of the United States, twenty-one or more years of age, and of good moral character; that he intends to practice law permanently in this County; that he now maintains, or, within one month after his admission, will open or establish and thereafter maintain within this County his principal office as his place of law practice; that he fully understands that his principal office shall be the place where he spends the greater part of his working hours, whether in the practice of law or otherwise, during the usual business day, except while in military, public office or governmental employment; that his principal office shall remain in this County; and that he thereby agrees that his failure to continue to comply with said declaration in any respect shall authorize the Court to strike his name from the roll of attorneys admitted to the Bar of Bucks County.

(C) The form of oath of office as attorney duly signed by the applicant.

(3) The failure of any attorney to comply with any of the requirements of the foregoing affidavit shall be considered sufficient cause, after reasonable notice and opportunity to be heard, for the Court to strike his name from the roll of attorneys admitted to the Bar of Bucks County.