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I created this calculator back in 2007 just for fun for my court reporting site. But what started as a nifty little tool started to get a lot of traffic. So I spun it off into its own domain: deadlinecalculator.com. This is intended as a free tool created to aid paralegals, legal secretaries, lawyers, their law firms and their clients from "dropping the ball" or missing important dates. The software calculates a given date distance from any start date. Where applicable, the weekend and holiday dates of the calculation are noted. Please enjoy and --THIS IS IMPORTANT -- make sure to double check my math with your math. After so many years and users, I'm pretty confident that the calculation is accurate but still, the software is only offered "as is." If you ever see a problem in the calculation, I definitely want to know so I can fix it! Email me:
- New Year's Day: January 1st
- Martin Luther King, Jr.: 3rd Monday of January
- Washington's Birthday: 3rd Monday of February
- Memorial Day: Last Monday of May
- Independence Day: 4th of July - Labor Day: 1st Monday of September
- Columbus Day: 2nd Monday of October
- Veteran's Day: November 11th
- Thanksgiving Day: 4th Thursday of November
- Christmas Day: December 25th
Update 5/21/2015 - I updated the look & feel of the site, making it more streamlined and mobile friendly.
Update 7/2014 - I was told that the FRCP was amended to remove the distinction in 6(a)(2) for periods less than 11 days. Also, FRCP 6(e) is now 6(d). See http://www.law.cornell.edu/rules/frcp/rule_6.
Update 3/2012 - Federal Rule 6 (a)(2) The calculator does not take into account Rule 6 (a)(2) for Federal cases, which excludes intermediate Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays when the period is less than 11 days.
Update 3/2012 - Federal Rule 6 (e) The calculator does not take into account Rule 6 (e) for Federal cases, which adds three days for all modes of service except hand delivery.