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Rule 500.5. Computation of Time; Timely Filing (2013)


(a) Computation of Time. To compute a time period in these rules:
    (1) exclude the day of the event that triggers the period;
    (2) count every day, including Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays; and
    (3) include the last day of the period, but
      (A) if the last day is a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the time period is extended to the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday; and
      (B) if the last day for filing falls on a day during which the court is closed before 5:00 p.m., the time period is extended to the court's next business day.
(b) Timely Filing by Mail. Any document required to be filed by a given date is considered timely filed if deposited in the U.S. mail on or before that date, and received within 10 days of the due date. A legible postmark affixed by the United States Postal Service is evidence of the date of mailing.
(c) Extensions. The judge may, for good cause shown, extend any time period under these rules except those relating to new trial and appeal.
Added by order of April 15th, 2013, eff. Aug. 31, 2013.