How long does a judge have to make a decision on a motion?
If not, the Judge has 60 days by law to decide the motion. Some Judges will mail you a copy of the decision if you give them a self-addressed stamped envelope. Bring one to court. You can find decisions for some courts by checking calendar information at e-courts.
Can a judge refuse to hear a motion?
Hearing on a motion is Motion Hearing. A Motion is a request asking a judge to issue a ruling or order on a legal matter. Once a judge receives a motion, he or she can grant or deny the motion based on its contents.
Can a judge make a motion?
It is a request to the judge (or judges) to make a decision about the case. Motions may be made at any point in administrative, criminal or civil proceedings, although that right is regulated by court rules which vary from place to place.
What happens when a judge denies a motion?
The answer will state whether the defendant wants a jury trial. The judge will grant or deny the motion, and the case will either be dismissed or continue and the defendant will answer the complaint. Alternatively, the parties may appeal the judge's decision on the motion.