Legal Question in Civil Litigation in California

How long long does a person suing someone have to serve paper's after the paper's are filed in the state of California

Asked on 3/06/19, 2:56 am

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Timothy McCormick Libris Solutions - Dispute Resolution Services

60 days, but that is a VERY soft deadline. A case can go as much as a year in some counties without being dismissed for failure to serve the complaint. And even then, if the statute of limitations hasn’t run out, the plaintiff can just file again.

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Answered on 3/06/19, 9:08 am

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