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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

NJ Supreme Tolls Statute of Limitations For 3 Weeks Due to Hurricane Sandy

 Volunteers from Cruz Roja Mexicana hand out water and food to Hurricane Sandy survivors. Hoboken has a large Hispanic population and Spanish-speaking volunteers are in high demand here. Photo by Liz Roll/FEMA
            Because of the devastating impact and aftermath of Hurricane Sandy on the State of New Jersey, it is ORDERED that in the computation of time periods under the Rules of Court and under any statute of limitations, Monday, October 29, 2012 through Friday, November 16, 2012, for purposes of filing deadlines, shall be deemed the same as legal holidays.

            This tolling Order consolidates, extends, and supersedes the separate Orders dated November 1, 2012 (which covered October 29, 2012 through November 1, 2012); November 2, 2012 (which covered November 2, 2012); and November 5, 2012 (which covered November 5, 2012).
                                                                                          /s/ Stuart Rabner
                                                                                                Chief Justice
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