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The motion for summary judgment and supporting affidavits shall be served at least fifteen days before the time specified for the hearing. For good cause, the court shall give the adverse party additional time to file a response, including opposing affidavits or depositions. The adverse party may serve opposing affidavits, and if such opposing affidavits are served, the opposing affidavits and any memorandum in support thereof shall be served pursuant to Article 1313 at least eight days prior to the date of the hearing unless the Rules for Louisiana District Courts provide to the contrary.
I missed the 8 day response period
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How to file a motion for extension to respond to a summary judgment motion,
Is that the same thing as filing a “Motion For Extension Of Time To File Responsive Pleadings”
I would be the defendant
Hi, thank you for your response. I presumed you left to have some supper, as I eventually did as well. With regard to your new question:
How to file a motion for extension to respond to a summary judgment motion, I can't provide you a course on it, obviously, but all motions tend to take the same form. However, it may be (and ask your clerk) that you can make a 'motion' for something like this by getting permission from your adversary for the extension and then calling the clerk and asking if the due date can be adjourned based on the fact that both parties agree, and you can put it in writing, etc. Often adjournments in various courts can be handled that way.
If your adversary won't agree (which is not good form), I'd get that motion in very quickly, and include with it the copy of your responsive pleading - and if you have a good reason for being late, include it.
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