BP = bill of particulars.
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I do not think a failure to serve a response to a bill of particulars would in itself to be a ground to adjourn a preliminary conference
Dear Brooklyn Litigant:
All parties may request an adjournment of a PC from the court officer. Grounds for an adjournment include plaintiff's failure to serve a BP or a pending non-discovery motion (such as a motion to dismiss for failing to properly effectuate service or a motion to amend the caption and add/remove parties.)
A "BP" is a Bill of Particulars. A BP is a response to a Demand for a Bill of Particulars. If defendant made no demand, then there is no failure to serve a BP [Bill of Particulars.]
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