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NOTICE TO THE BAR: In Re: Additional Measures Due to the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19 Circumstance

IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT

COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF

NEW JERSEY

STANDING ORDER 2020-04

In light of the circumstances identified in this Court’s Standing Order 2020-02 and as a result of expected delays during the COVID-19 pandemic, this Court issues the following Supplemental Order:

IT IS on this 24th date of March, 2020,

ORDERED that all filing and discovery deadlines in civil matters that currently fall between March 25, 2020 and April 30, 2020, are

EXTENDED by forty-five (45) days, unless the presiding judge in an individual case directs otherwise after the date of this Order. This extension does not apply to any scheduled dates of conferences, which are controlled by the presiding judge;

ORDERED that this Standing Order does not toll or extend any applicable statute of limitations; and it is further

ORDERED that any litigant in a civil matter may seek relief from this Order in a case which that litigant believes is emergent or otherwise requires immediate relief.

 

/s/ Hon. Freda L. Wilson,

U.S. Chief District Judge

District of New Jersey