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Rule 4. Time.

 

(a)    The following rules apply in computing any time period specified inthese rules, any local rule orcourt order, or in any statute that does not specify a method of computing time.

 

(b)    In computing time under these rules:

 

(b)(1) The day of the act, eventor default from which the designated period of time begins to run shall not beincluded.

 

(b)(2) Count every day, includingintermediate Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays.

 

(b)(3) The last day of the periodshall be included unless it is a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, in whichevent the period runs until the end of the next day which is not a Saturday,Sunday, or legal holiday.

 

(b)(4): Unlessthe court orders otherwise, if the clerk?s office is inaccessible on the lastday for filing under Rule 4(b), then the time for filing is extended to thefirst accessible day that is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday.

 

(c)    The court may, with or without motion or notice, for cause shown, orderthe time period enlarged if request is made before the period has expired. Thecourt may consider a motion to grantan enlargement of a time period made after the period has expired, and maygrant the motion, if there is a reasonable excuse for failure to act within the period.

 

(d)    Unless a different time is set by a statute or courtorder, filing on the last day means: (d)(1) For electronic filing, beforemidnight; and

(d)(2) For filing by other means, before the clerk?s office isscheduled to close.

 

(e)    Whenever a party has the right or is required to do some act or takesome proceedings within a prescribed time period after the service of a noticeor other paper upon the party and the noticeor paper is served by mail, three days shall be added to the prescribed periodas calculated under subsection (b).

 

EffectiveNovember 1, 2018