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Late service of complaint excused by court (access required)

Although the plaintiff first served the complaint upon the defendant 111 days after the lawsuit was filed, and thus beyond the 90 days allowed by Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4(m), the court agreed with the overwhelming weight of authority finding that it has discretion to extend the 90-day period for service of process, even ...