https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motion_(legal)

In United States law, a motion is a procedural device to bring a limited, contested issue before a ... Depending upon the type of motion and the jurisdiction, the court may simply issue an oral decision from the bench (possibly accompanied by a ...

https://thelawdictionary.org/article/four-types-legal-motions-u-s-law/

When a plaintiff, prosecutor, or defendant asks the court or judge to rule on a ... While there are lots of different types of legal motions, the ones below tend to ...

https://litigation.findlaw.com/going-to-court/what-is-a-motion.html

There are a variety of motions, and it has become standard practice to file certain kinds of motions with the court based on the type of case. For example, in the ...

http://www.mnd.uscourts.gov/cmecf/guides/Civil-Motions-Glossary.pdf

The following glossary defines every civil motion available in the United States ... Please note it is not necessary to seek Court approval to file certain types of ...

https://www.justice.gov/usao/justice-101/pretrial-motions

One of the last steps a prosecutor takes before trial is to respond to or file motions . A motion is an application to the court made by the prosecutor or defense ...

https://www.civillawselfhelpcenter.org/self-help/lawsuits-for-money/pre-trial-stage-filing-and-opposing-motions/246-filing-motions-to-resolve-the-case-or-narrow-issues

Learn how to file a “motion” (a written request for some type of relief) to get your case – or ... The other side files a written opposition to your motion with the court

https://www.lawyers.com/legal-info/research/basic-pleadings-and-motions-in-a-civil-lawsuit.html

In some kinds of civil cases, the complaint may be filed on a pre-printed form, ... In a motion to dismiss, the defendant asks the court to throw out the lawsuit ...

http://www.ncids.org/Defender%20Training/2017NewFelonyDefender/MotionsNoticesGuide.pdf

The format of the guide is to list the type of motion, followed by the statutory or constitutional authority, with notes and pointers on the subject thereafter.

https://definitions.uslegal.com/m/motion-hearing/

Motions are made in court all the time for many purposes such as to continue a trial to a later date, to get a modification of an order, for temporary child support, ...

https://www.law.cornell.edu/rules/frcrmp/rule_12

The court must decide every pretrial motion before trial unless it finds good cause to .... In cases in which defendant wishes to know what types of evidence the ...