ALERT!! Reduced Time for Service in Federal Court Effective December 1, 2015
Effective December 1, 2015, time for service in federal court gets shortened by 30 days. Beginning on that date, service must be accomplished within 90 days from filing (reduced from the 120-day period that has prevailed for many years).
There are some exceptions.
For additional information, read this article from Thomson Reuters, The Fuse Just Got Shortened: Fewer Days for Service in Federal Court