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regarding time to respond to a summons.
i have 30days after being served.. if the 30th day falls on a Saturday, do I have until that following Monday.. Since the courts are closed on Saturday.
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Could you let me know in which state you live?

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Consumer Protection Lawyer: Sean K, Lawyer replied 1 month ago

The standard for the computation time is to count the number of days and if the last day is a weekend or holiday then the next business day will be used. I have attached a link here that sets it out in that Saturdays are excluded. Finally, just as a practical tip, I always try to file things a little bit early just to avoid someone trying to make an argument that my count was off. However, that having been said, if the last day is a Saturday, then that day is excluded.

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