ORCP 15 – TIME FOR FILING PLEADINGS OR MOTIONS

TIME FOR FILING PLEADINGS OR MOTIONS

RULE 15

A Time for filing motions and pleadings. A motion or answer to the complaint or third party complaint and the reply to a counterclaim or answer to a cross-claim shall be filed with the clerk by the time required by Rule 7 C(2) to appear and defend. Any other motion or responsive pleading shall be filed not later than 10 days after service of the pleading moved against or to which the responsive pleading is directed.

B Pleading after motion.

B(1) If the court denies a motion, any responsive pleading required shall be filed within 10 days after service of the order, unless the order otherwise directs.

B(2) If the court grants a motion and an amended pleading is allowed or required, such pleading shall be filed within 10 days after service of the order, unless the order otherwise directs.

C Responding to amended pleading. A party shall respond to an amended pleading within the time remaining for response to the original pleading or within 10 days after service of the amended pleading, whichever period may be the longer, unless the court otherwise directs.

D Enlarging time to plead or do other act. The court may, in its discretion, and upon such terms as may be just, allow an answer or reply to be made, or allow any other pleading or motion after the time limited by the procedural rules, or by an order enlarge such time.

[CCP 12/2/78; §A amended by 1979 c.284 §13; §A amended by CCP 12/10/94]