How to county 30 day time to answer complaint


How do you count the 30 days to check to see if the time to answer has expired. Do you count the day of service or the day after and are weekends included? For example if they were served today


The time to respond is 30 days from the date of service, including weekends. If a defendant were served today, his answer would be due March 27.


So do you count the day they were served or the day after as day 1?


The day after is day one of the 30 day time period.