How Long Do I Have to File a Motion to Dismiss?

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‘What is a time frame to file a motion to dismiss (under 12 (b)) in response to an amended complaint under Federal Rules of Civil Procedure? A motion to dismiss an original complaint under Rule 12 (b) was denied, and judge ordered Plaintiff to file an amended complaint to comply with Rule 8.’

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Unless the court orders otherwise, you must respond within the time remaining from the original complaint (21 days) or within 14 days after service of the amended pleading.



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