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Important Updates for Federal and PR Courts

An McV Litigation Alert

March 27, 2020

The following are important updates issued by the Federal and Puerto Rico Court Systems:

FEDERAL COURT

The US District Court for the District of Puerto Rico issued an order clarifying that all foreclosure proceedings are stayed until May 30, 2020, and that such stay applies to new foreclosure cases filed as well as all pending cases at any stage.  See the Order here.

You can read the full Order here.

PUERTO RICO COURTS

In view of the new directive issued by the Governor yesterday afternoon, the Puerto Rico Supreme Court extended all terms that would have expired between March 16, 2020 and April 26, 2020, until April 27, 2020.  See the Resolution here.  The Director of the Office of the Courts Administration further stated that all hearings scheduled between March 31 and April 10 are continued. 

You can read the full Order here.

Should you have any questions please contact any of the attorneys listed below. They are working remotely and can be reached by phone or email.

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