Asked in Personal Injury for Illinois

Q: Personal injury lawsuit in (Lake County) Illinois. See below.

In general when the deadline for doing something falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday the deadline is extended to the first day that is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday.

In Illinois does this apply to the deadline for filing a personal injury lawsuit? Thank you.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar

A: An Illinois attorney could answer best, but you await a response for two weeks. As a GENERAL matter in MANY jurisdictions, the practice you describe is often followed. But each jurisdiction can apply its own rules, customs, or practices. Therefore, it would be best to reach out to a local attorney. Only an Illinois attorney could advise on state rules of civil practice. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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