Is it 20 consecutive days to file a response to divorce ?

Asked 8 months ago - Orlando, FL

The 20 days given to file an answer to divorce does that include weekends ?

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  1. Robert Jason De Groot

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    Answered . Yes. The first day is the day after the summons was served.

    R. Jason de Groot, Esq. We do not have an attorney-client relationship. I am not your lawyer. The statements I... more
  2. Gregory Thomas Buckley

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    Answered . Yes, you have 20 calendar days to file an Answer. If the 20th day falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline is extended to the next day that court is open.

    Please note that without more specific information, I am unable to provide a definitive answer to your question.... more
  3. Robert J Adams Jr.

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    Answered . You have 20 calendar days to file your answer. If you are late courts will generally give you leave to file an answer late. Consult with a lawyer.

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