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Legal Motions in a Court of Law

            A motion is a written or oral application made to a court or judge to obtain a ruling or order pointing that some act be done in favor of the applicant in a legal matter. An application to a court by one of the parties in a cause, or his counsel, in order to achieve some rule or order of court, which he thinks becomes compulsory in the progress of the cause, or to get reassured in a sudden manner from a matter that would cause injustice. When the motion is made on some matter of fact, it must be reinforced by an affidavit that such facts are true; and for this purpose, the party's affidavit will be received, though, it cannot be read on when the hearing is scheduled. A motion is a written request to the court. When a party asks the court to take some kind of action in the possibility of litigation, other than resolving the entire case in a trial, the request is made in the form of a motion. Motions are often made before trials to apply or amend judgments. .
             Motions may also be made to resolve legal issues in the case if there is no disagreement about the facts. Usually called a motion for summary judgment or a motion for summary arbitration of the issues, these motions can determine all or most of the issues in a case without the need for a trial. Normally, one side submits a motion, the other side submits a written response, and the court holds a hearing at which the parties give momentary and concise oral arguments. A motions hearing provides judges with an opportunity to hear oral arguments, in addition to the written motion and memorandum. Submitted to the court. There can be motions that are considered only on the basis of the writings, and then taking the motions into consideration the court approves or denies the motion. .
             Motions are made in court all the time for many purposes such as to continue a.
             trial to a later date, to get a modification of an order, for temporary child support, for a judgment, for dismissal of the opposing party's case, for a rehearing, for agreements and many other reasons that may arise.

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