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Need More Time to Oppose a Summary Judgment Motion?

Once you receive a summary judgment motion filed against your client, you have about two months to file and serve your opposition papers. That sounds like plenty of time, but it may not be sufficient to marshal the evidence you need to oppose the motion. That’s when you need a continuance.

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Checklist for Responding to a Noticed Motion


Law and motion practice is the nuts and bolts of litigation and fertile ground for training new attorneys. To make sure you don’t miss anything the next time you’re hit with a notice of motion, here’s a handy checklist to use.