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Court Motions

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Motion for Discovery

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In order to be able to present evidence during trial, information must be submitted to the court during the discovery phase in a Motion for Discovery. If you are requesting information from the opposing side, please use a Motion to Compel Discovery.
Motion for Discovery
San Andreas Judicial Branch
Motion for Discovery

Honorable [Judge's Name],

  • We the [Prosecution/Defense] in the case below are presenting our discovery to the court.
    State of San Andreas v. [Defendant]
    Assigned Court Case Number:
    Requesting Party: [If applicable]
    Party Members:
    Exhibit #1: [Source of the Discovery] (Ex. LSPD/Weazle News/Plaintiff/Respondent]
    Type of Discovery: [Deposition/Physical Evidence/Interview/Interrogation/Document Request] (Ex. Interview)
    • [REPLACE TEXT HERE]
    Spoiler
    All Information from the Discovery [Provide a detail explanation as to the relevance of the discovery request]
    • [REPLACE TEXT HERE]
    Exhibit #2: [Source of the Discovery] (Ex. LSPD/Weazle News/Plaintiff/Respondent]
    Type of Discovery: [Deposition/Physical Evidence/Interview/Interrogation/Document Request] (Ex. Interview)
    • [REPLACE TEXT HERE]
    Spoiler
    All Information from the Discovery [Provide a detail explanation as to the relevance of the discovery request]
    • [REPLACE TEXT HERE]


Sincerely,

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[judicialsubtitle]Motion for Discovery[/judicialsubtitle]
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[b]Honorable [Judge's Name],[/b]


[list=none]We the [Prosecution/Defense] in the case below are presenting our discovery to the court.
[hr][/hr]
State of San Andreas v. [Defendant]
Assigned Court Case Number: 
Requesting Party: [If applicable]
Party Members:
[hr][/hr]

Exhibit #1: [Source of the Discovery] (Ex. LSPD/Weazle News/Plaintiff/Respondent]
[b]Type of Discovery:[/b] [Deposition/Physical Evidence/Interview/Interrogation/Document Request] (Ex. Interview)
[list=none]  [REPLACE TEXT HERE]
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[b]All Information from the Discovery[/b] [Provide a detail explanation as to the relevance of the discovery request]
[list=none]
[REPLACE TEXT HERE]
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[/spoiler]

Exhibit #2: [Source of the Discovery] (Ex. LSPD/Weazle News/Plaintiff/Respondent]
[b]Type of Discovery:[/b] [Deposition/Physical Evidence/Interview/Interrogation/Document Request] (Ex. Interview)
[list=none]  [REPLACE TEXT HERE]
[/list][spoiler]
[b]All Information from the Discovery[/b] [Provide a detail explanation as to the relevance of the discovery request]
[list=none]
[REPLACE TEXT HERE]
[/list]
[/spoiler]


[hr][/hr]
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[b]Sincerely,[/b]

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Last edited by Judith Mason on Thu Feb 17, 2022 7:14 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Motion to Compel Discovery

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Overview
A Motion to Compel Discovery is an official request from one party requesting information from the opposing side, this often results in the judge filing a Notice of Action to acquire that information.
Motion to Compel Discovery
San Andreas Judicial Branch
Motion to Compel Discovery

Honorable [Judge's Name],

  • We the [Prosecution/Defense] in the case below are requesting the disclosure of the following material by opposing counsel, please find a detailed reason as to our request below.
    State of San Andreas v. [Defendant]
    Assigned Court Case Number:
    Requesting Party: [If applicable]
    Party Members:
    Discovery from: [Individual/Party/Group/Entity/Agency that will be providing the discovery] (Ex. LSPD/Weazle News/Plaintiff/Respondent]

    Type of Discovery: [Deposition/Physical Evidence/Interview/Interrogation/Document Request] (Ex. Interview)
    • [REPLACE TEXT HERE]
    Detailed reasoning: [Provide a detail explanation as to the relevance of the discovery request]
    • [REPLACE TEXT HERE]


Sincerely,

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[b]Honorable [Judge's Name],[/b]


[list=none]
We the [Prosecution/Defense] in the case below are requesting the disclosure of the following material by opposing counsel, please find a detailed reason as to our request below.
[hr][/hr]
State of San Andreas v. [Defendant]
Assigned Court Case Number: 
Requesting Party: [If applicable]
Party Members:
[hr][/hr]
Discovery from: [Individual/Party/Group/Entity/Agency that will be providing the discovery] (Ex. LSPD/Weazle News/Plaintiff/Respondent]

[b]Type of Discovery:[/b] [Deposition/Physical Evidence/Interview/Interrogation/Document Request] (Ex. Interview)
[list=none]
[REPLACE TEXT HERE]
[/list]

[b]Detailed reasoning:[/b] [Provide a detail explanation as to the relevance of the discovery request]
[list=none]
[REPLACE TEXT HERE]
[/list]

[hr][/hr]

[/list]


[b]Sincerely,[/b]

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Last edited by Judith Mason on Thu Feb 17, 2022 7:17 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Motion to Suppress

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Overview
A motion to suppress is a formal, written request to a judge for an order that certain evidence be excluded from consideration by the Judge at trial.
Motion to Suppress
San Andreas Judicial Branch
Motion to Suppress

Honorable [Judge's Name],

  • We the [Prosecution/Defense] in the case below are requesting that certain evidence be inadmissible in court.
    State of San Andreas v. [Defendant]
    Assigned Court Case Number:
    Requesting Party:
    Party Members:
    Requested Evidence to Suppress: [REPLACE TEXT HERE]
    Detailed explanation:
    [EXPLANATION]


Sincerely,

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[b]Honorable [Judge's Name],[/b]


[list=none]
We the [Prosecution/Defense] in the case below are requesting that certain evidence be inadmissible in court.
[hr][/hr]
State of San Andreas v. [Defendant]
Assigned Court Case Number: 
Requesting Party:
Party Members:
[hr][/hr]
Requested Evidence to Suppress: [REPLACE TEXT HERE]
[hr][/hr]
Detailed explanation:
[EXPLANATION]

[hr][/hr]

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[b]Sincerely,[/b]

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Motion for Summary Judgement

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Overview
A Motion for Summary Judgment is a formal request to the judge to end the case before it goes to trial in favor of one side for a specific reason specified in the form.
Motion for Summary Judgment
San Andreas Judicial Branch
Motion for Summary Judgment

Honorable [Judge's Name],

  • We the [Prosecution/Defense] in the case below are requesting a summary judgment.
    State of San Andreas v. [Defendant]
    Assigned Court Case Number:
    Requesting Party:
    Party Members:
    Reasoning: [REPLACE TEXT HERE]
    Detailed explanation:
    [REPLACE TEXT HERE]
    Thank you for your consideration.

Sincerely,

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[judicialsubtitle]Motion for Summary Judgment[/judicialsubtitle]
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[b]Honorable [Judge's Name],[/b]


[list=none]
We the [Prosecution/Defense] in the case below are requesting a summary judgment.
[hr][/hr]
State of San Andreas v. [Defendant]
Assigned Court Case Number: 
Requesting Party: 
Party Members: 
[hr][/hr]
Reasoning: [REPLACE TEXT HERE]
[hr][/hr]
Detailed explanation:
[REPLACE TEXT HERE]
[hr][/hr]
Thank you for your consideration.

[/list]


[b]Sincerely,[/b]

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Motion for Involuntary Dismissal

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Overview
Involuntary dismissal is made by a party through a motion for dismissal on grounds that the opposing party is not is not complying with a court order, unreasonably delaying the case, or failing to make contact with the court.
Motion for Involuntary Dismissal
San Andreas Judicial Branch
Motion for Involuntary Dismissal

Honorable [Judge's Name],

  • We the [Prosecution/Defense] in the case below are requesting an involuntary dismissal from the court, please find the reason for it below.
    State of San Andreas v. [Defendant]
    Assigned Court Case Number:
    Requesting Party:
    Party Members:
    Involuntary Dismissal: [Failure to Comply to Court Order, Unreasonable Delay, Failure to Make Contact with the Court]
    Detailed explanation:
    [ENTER TEXT]
    Thank you for your consideration.

Sincerely,

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[b]Honorable [Judge's Name],[/b]


[list=none]
We the [Prosecution/Defense] in the case below are requesting an involuntary dismissal from the court, please find the reason for it below.
[hr][/hr]
State of San Andreas v. [Defendant]
Assigned Court Case Number: 
Requesting Party:
Party Members:
[hr][/hr]
Involuntary Dismissal: [Failure to Comply to Court Order, Unreasonable Delay, Failure to Make Contact with the Court]
[hr][/hr]
Detailed explanation:
[ENTER TEXT]
[hr][/hr]
Thank you for your consideration.

[/list]


[b]Sincerely,[/b]

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Motion to Stay Pending Appeal

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Overview
A Motion to Stay Pending Appeal is a motion submitted when one party files to appeal a motion submitted from the opposing side to the San Andreas Court of Appeals. This motion informs the judge that a Notice of Appeal has been filed and must stay (or pause) the case awaiting the results.
Motion to Stay Pending Appeal
San Andreas Judicial Branch
Motion to Stay Pending Appeal

Honorable [Judge's Name],

  • We the [Prosecution/Defendant] in the case below are requesting a stay pending appeal.
    State of San Andreas v. [Defendant]
    Assigned Court Case Number:
    Requesting Party:
    Party Members:
    Reasoning: [REPLACE TEXT HERE]
    Detailed explanation:
    [REPLACE TEXT HERE]
    Thank you for your consideration.

Sincerely,

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[judicialsubtitle]Motion to Stay Pending Appeal[/judicialsubtitle]
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[b]Honorable [Judge's Name],[/b]


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We the [State/Defendant] in the case below are requesting a stay pending appeal.
[hr][/hr]
State of San Andreas v. [Defendant]
Assigned Court Case Number: 
Requesting Party: 
Party Members: 
[hr][/hr]
Reasoning: [REPLACE TEXT HERE]
[hr][/hr]
Detailed explanation:
[REPLACE TEXT HERE]
[hr][/hr]
Thank you for your consideration.

[/list]


[b]Sincerely,[/b]

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Motion for Continuance

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Overview
A Motion for Continuance is a formal request to the judge to delay the case proceedings. This is typically done if there is a particular delay in the gathering of evidence by the prosecution. A judge will generally grant a continuance if it does not prejudice either party and if the explanation for the continuance is reasonable.
Motion for Continuance
San Andreas Judicial Branch
Motion for Continuance

Honorable [Judge's Name],

  • We the [Defense/Prosecution] in the case below are requesting a Continuance for [#] days for the reason listed below.
    State of San Andreas v. [Defendant]
    Assigned Court Case Number:
    Detailed explanation:
    [EXPLANATION]


Sincerely,

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[b]Honorable [Judge's Name],[/b]


[list=none]
We the [Defense/Prosecution] in the case below are requesting a Continuance for [#] days for the reason listed below.
[hr][/hr]
State of San Andreas v. [Defendant]
Assigned Court Case Number: 
[hr][/hr]
Detailed explanation:
[EXPLANATION]

[hr][/hr]

[/list]


[b]Sincerely,[/b]

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