How long do you have to serve a summons and complaint in New York?
People also ask, how do I serve a summons and complaint in NY?
A summons with notice or summons and complaint must be served within 120 days of filing with the County Clerk. After service of process, the person who served the papers must fill out a statement, called an affidavit of service, which is sworn to and signed in front of a notary.
Also to know is, what time can a process server serve papers in New York?
Documents must be served on a weekday or Saturday (never on a Sunday), between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. No papers can be served on religious holidays.
Typically, you have twenty calendar days from when you received the summons and complaint (not counting the day of service) to file a response with the court. But that time might be shorter in some cases.