PR Supreme Court Further Extends Deadlines for Judicial Filings, Provides New Deadline for Service of Process
An McV Litigation Alert
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.
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