Computing Deadlines in Federal Court

To compute deadlines in federal court: Determine what your triggering event is (e.g., the date your client was served with a complaint or the hearing date for a motion that you want to bring). Count the days forward (e.g., from service of the complaint) or backward (e.g., from the hearing date), as appropriate, to determine…

Computing Deadlines in State Court

To compute deadlines in state court: Determine what your triggering event is (e.g., the date your client was served with a complaint or the hearing date for a motion that you want to bring). Count the days forward (e.g., from service of the complaint) or backward (e.g., from the hearing date), as appropriate, to determine…