Tag: emergency motions

What is an ex parte motion?

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In situations of extreme urgency, a woman may be able to bring an ex parte motion. In this process, her partner is not served with the documents and the judge makes a decision the same day as the woman files

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What are “motions” and how can I help a woman bring one?

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Women who have experienced abuse often need orders more quickly than the regular family court process provides them. Motions are a way for people to ask the court for short-term orders on any of the issues that have been raised

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Luke’s Place Webinar: Supporting an Abused Woman to Bring an Emergency Motion

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View the webinar on emergency motions delivered by Luke’s Place and hosted by Your Legal Rights on February 27, 2014. Designed for frontline workers, the webinar goes through the emergency motion process, explores the common reasons that emergency motions fail,

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Webinar: Supporting an abused woman to bring an emergency motion

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Have you ever had an emergency motion for an abused woman fail? Do you know what evidence to include to ensure a motion is successful? If you have questions about emergency motions, be sure to join Pamela Cross for a

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Upcoming webinar: Supporting an abused woman to bring an emergency motion

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On February 27, Luke’s Place Legal Director Pamela Cross presents a webinar with Your Legal Rights that: walks frontline workers through the emergency motion process explores the common reasons that emergency motions fail and discusses how to assist an abused

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