Courts have different requirements for motions based on the local court rules and the type of motion to file. Because motions are very important in litigation, it is best to confer with the local courts or an attorney, r... More » Government & Politics Law

A motion to the courts should be formatted as a formal letter with the names of the plaintiff and defendant, the case file number and the case type, according to the Minnesota Judicial Branch. The motion should include i... More »

To make a motion in court, one must submit a written document that states who the motion is against, who filed it, and make a direct request or challenge, states the Virtual Self-Help Law Center. Motions can be submitted... More » Government & Politics Law

While each court has its own rules as to what it requires in motions, common elements include the parties' identities, the basis for the motion and the relief sought, the Shriver Center explains. Composing a motion requi... More »

Writing a motion for the court requires knowledge of the applicable laws and local rules of court that govern the motions' form, content, length and timing. Though certain elements must be included in different types of ... More »

Each court has its own rules when it comes to writing motions, but all motions must include the name of the court, the parties in the lawsuit and any docket or file number, according to Parties can file moti... More » Government & Politics Law

Motion hour refers to the time during which a judge hears motions to be presented to the court. The particular time that motion hour is held is at the discretion of each court. More »