Standing Order 2016-03

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Effective February 4, 2016 is the new standing order:

Standing Order 2016-03 In light of the amendment to Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(m) reducing the period for effecting service from 120 days to 90 days, the amended time period for effecting service under Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(m) shall apply to all adversary proceedings filed on or after December 1, 2015 to the extent practicable, unless otherwise ordered by the presiding judge; and further, the amended time period for effecting service under Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(m) shall not apply to adversary proceedings filed prior to December 1, 2015, unless otherwise ordered by the presiding judge.