Connecticut Suspends Filing Deadlines And Certain Statutes Of Limitations For The Duration Of The Covid-19 State Of Emergency Banner

In response to COVID-19 and the resulting state of emergency in Connecticut, on March 19, 2020, Governor Ned Lamont issued Executive Order No. 7G suspending filing deadlines, certain statutes of limitations, and other time limitations.

“Notwithstanding any provision of the Connecticut General Statutes or of any regulation, local rule or other provision of law, I hereby suspend, for the duration of this public health and civil preparedness emergency, unless earlier modified or terminated by me, all statutory

(1) location or venue requirements;

(2) time requirements, statutes of limitation or other limitations or deadlines relating to service of process, court proceedings or court filings; and

(3) all time requirements or deadlines related to the Supreme, Appellate and Superior courts or their judicial officials to issue notices, hold court, hear matters and/or render decisions including, but not limited to, the following:

a. All time limitations in Chapters 959, 959a, 960 and 961 of the General Statutes including, but not limited to, C.G.S. § 54-lg concerning the time of arraignments;

b. and C.G.S. § 54-82m concerning the right to a speedy trial;

c. All time limitations for rendering judgments in civil actions provided in C.G.S. § 51-183b;

d. All time limitations concerning civil process, service and return provided in Chapter 896 of the General Statutes;

e. All statutes of limitations provided in Chapter 926 of the General Statutes;

f. All time limitations concerning the automatic review of terms of probation provided in C.G.S. § 53a-29(g);

g. All time constraints for the filing of administrative appeals provided in C.G.S. § 4-183;

h. All time limitations concerning hearings and rulings pertaining to primary and election disputes provided in Chapter 149 of the General Statutes;

i. All time limitations in Title 46b of the General Statutes including, but not limited to, family, juvenile and child support matters;

j. All venue and filing requirements including, but not limited to, C.G.S. §§ 51-345, 51-348, 51-352 and 51-353, provided in Chapter 890 of the General Statutes;

k. The times and places for the sitting of the Superior Court provided in C.G.S. § 51-181;

l. The notice of sessions provided in C.G.S. § 51-182.

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