Types of Legal Motions in California Law

This directory contains legal treatises on motion types used in the California state trial court system in civil litigation cases. A motion is a party's or attorney's written request that the court issue a ruling to resolve legal issues or disputes before, during, and even after trial. Motions are an important element of the litigation process that can narrow legal issues to be decided at trial or resolve the case prior to trial, saving the court and parties time and resources. Commonly used motion types in the state of California include motions to compel discovery, motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment, and motions in limine.

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