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Civil Procedure – Late Filing – Excusable Neglect (access required)

Although plaintiff hand-delivered to the defense law firm’s office his response to defendant’s motion to dismiss, the certificate of service and CM/ECF date of service stated the response was filed three days later, and a Richmond U.S District Court says defendant has demonstrated excusable neglect for filing its reply to plaintiff’s response three days beyond ...