You’ve worked your file, filed suit, obtained service, filed your motions, and obtained a judgment. Now, the defendant wants to get out of that judgment. Can he do that? The answer is: sometimes. Listen in as Rebecca and Steve discuss what happens when a defendant files a Motion for Relief from Judgment, when such a motion will succeed in overcoming your judgment, and what happens next.
Can you really have a trial without a trial? With a Motion for Summary Judgment, you can. But are these motions really the dead-end that law students are often taught they are? Summary Judgment is a real mechanism that is available under the right circumstances. Listen to Rebecca and Steve discuss when a Motion for Summary Judgment is appropriate, and what you need to do to be successful in it.