Covington, GA asked in Civil Litigation for Georgia

Q: Should I be worried about my case taking so long

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Michael W. Horst
Michael W. Horst
  • Alpharetta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Without knowing the specifics of your case, the likely answer is probably not. Cases take time. The average case which does not go to litigation takes 9-12 months to resolve. For cases which go to litigation, it is not uncommon for the case to take more than two years to resolve. Of course, the fact that the courts have been shut down since March 2020 due to Covid 19 only extends the time even further for litigated cases to resolve. Accordingly, unless you have a specific reason to believe your attorney is not pushing your case, I would not be concerned as to the amount of time which is taking to resolve your claim.

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