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�1 This is an appeal from the order entered in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County on November 12, 1999, dismissing without a hearing Appellant’s petition for relief filed pursuant to the Post Conviction Relief Act (PCRA), 42 Pa.C.S.A. �� 9541-9546. We affirm.

�2 Following a bench trial held on August 1, 1994, Appellant was found guilty of criminal trespass, burglary, and criminal mischief. Thereafter, on October 5, 1994, Appellant entered a plea of guilty to additional charges of burglary and criminal conspiracy stemming from a separate incident. The cases were consolidated for sentencing purposes and, on February 6, 1995, Appellant was sentenced to an aggregate three (3) to ten (10) year term of imprisonment. Appellant filed a pro se motion for post-sentence relief that was denied by the court on March 14, 1995. No direct appeal was filed.

�3 Subsequently, on January 15, 1999, Appellant filed a pro se petition for post-conviction relief pursuant to the PCRA. The court appointed Sondra Rodrigues, Esquire, to represent Appellant in the matter. On August 19, 1999, Attorney Rodrigues filed a “no-merit” letter and requested to withdraw from the case pursuant to Commonwealth v. Turner, 518 Pa. 491, 544 A.2d 927 (1988), and Commonwealth v. Finley, 550 A.2d 213 (Pa.Super. 1988). The court provided notice to Appellant pursuant to Pa.R.Crim.P. 1507 of its intent to dismiss the PCRA petition without a hearing. Following Appellant’s response to the notice, the court, by order entered November 12, 1999, dismissed the petition without a hearing and permitted counsel to withdraw. This pro se appeal followed.

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