How long does the plaintiff have to respond to a dismissal?

I am currently in litigation with a group of individuals. I filed my complaints. The defendants sent their responses to the complaint along with a dismissal. I was going to use the discovery period to demonstrate the inconsistencies with their

responses. However, now can I subpoena that information to present in my argument against dismissal? How long do I have to respond to their motion for a dismissal?

Asked on March 27, 2018 under Employment Labor Law, Utah


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

In your state (Utah), the non-moving party (you; that is, the party which did not make the motion, such as a motion for dismissal) has 14 days to respond to the motion by filing a Memorandum Opposing Motion with the court and also serving it on the other side. See Utah Rule of Civil Procedure 7.

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