What does adj mean in court?
Rate it: ADJ. ADministration of Justice. Governmental » Law & Legal.
What does it mean when a judge granted a motion?
In effect, in both kinds of cases, the lawyer asks the judge to direct a verdict for the defendant. The judge will either grant or deny the motion. If it is granted, the case is over and the defendant wins. If the motion is denied, as it usually is, the defense is given the opportunity to present its evidence.
What does it mean to file a motion with the court?
In United States law, a motion is a procedural device to bring a limited, contested issue before a court for decision. It is a request to the judge (or judges) to make a decision about the case. The party opposing the motion is the nonmovant or nonmoving party.
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.