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PR Supreme Court Further Extends Deadlines for Judicial Filings, Provides New Deadline for Service of Process

An McV Litigation Alert

May 26, 2020

On May 22, 2020, the Puerto Rico Supreme Court issued Resolution EM-2020-12, which provides that:

  • Any term that would have expired between March 16, 2020 and July 14, 2020 will now be extended until Wednesday July 15, 2020. Please note that further extensions are not expected.
  • Any service of process that would have had to be executed between March 16, 2020 and June 30, 2020 will have an additional 60 days to be executed, that is, until August 29, 2020.

You may access Resolution EM-2020-12 here.

The Judicial Branch will start implementing a gradual reopening plan in the coming weeks; we will send you a notification as soon as this plan is formally announced.

The content of this McV Alert has been prepared for information purposes only. It is not intended as, and does not constitute, either legal advice or solicitation of any prospective client. An attorney-client relationship with McConnell Valdés LLC cannot be formed by reading or responding to this McV Alert. Such a relationship may be formed only by express agreement with McConnell Valdés LLC.

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