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Hello and thank you for the question.
You would have 14 days by default, but the court will often set a briefing schedule
you may also agree with the moving side on a schedule
the court typically will take the motion and decide it on papers
if you want oral argument, you may request it
the court will decide if it wants oral argument
some judges schedule it as needed and it can vary from judge to judge
so best to check on oral argument and briefing schedule with the judge's clerk and if published, the judge's individual rules
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So 14 days to respond to any answer / motion filed on an amended complaint just like an original complaint?
often the court will give more time
through briefing schedule
30 days is quite common
Briefing conference = rule 16(b) scheduling and planning conference? We have one set but not till 8/26/13. Answers are due on 7/31/13.
which the court can set and usually will set when motion is filed
schedule for the motion
if judge's clerk doesnt do it automatically you may inquire about dates
Is the answer acceptable?
You lost me. The judge will set a briefing conference after the motions are filed but before the response is due? And is the rule 16(b) conference different from the briefing conference?
16b conference is on the case as a whole
but on the motion, the court will usually set dates for opposition and reply soon after motion is filed
so I would reach out to the clerk and find out if the judge will do that on the pending motion
Hope that clarifies it
OK, I'll give that a shot thanks