Court Document-Motion


A formal request made to a judge for an order or judgment. Motions are made in court all the time for many purposes. Motions require a written petition, a written brief of legal reasons for granting the motion (often called "points and authorities"), written notice to the attorney for the opposing party and a hearing before a judge. 

Author Selection Guidance

The lawyers  and the clients they are making the request on behalf of in court. Typically, the individual lawyers will sign off on the motion the very last page of the motion before any exhibits are listed. Also their clients will be defined in the first paragraph of the motion as well.

Publisher Selection Guidance

The court to which the motion is submitted .

Node Naming Convention 

Use title as provided in the document.

Related YPFS Content Types

Court Document-Decision/Opinion/Order/Ruling

Court Document-Filing

Court Document-Other

Court Document-Pleading

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