Florida Supreme Court Issues Order Extending Legal Time Limits for Miami-Dade Courts
September 25, 2017
We hope you withstood the wrath of Hurricane Irma with the least amount of damage to your home and surroundings. We want to keep you advised of the status of the litigation you have entrusted to us here at ROIG. On September 19th, the Florida Supreme Court issued an administrative order extending all time limits through close of business on Monday, September 18, 2017. This includes any deadline allowed by rule of procedure, court
The Court further recognized in its order that there may be instances where, because of this emergency, these and other time limits applicable to matters in or outside Miami-Dade County could not be met even upon application of the periods stated above. If such a claim is made, the Court in which jurisdiction vested is directed to resolve the issue on a case-by-case basis when a party demonstrates that the lack of compliance with requisite time periods was directly attributable to this emergency.
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