Judicial disqualification, also referred to as recusal, is the act of abstaining from participation in an official action such as a legal proceeding due to a conflict of interest of the presiding court official or administrative officer.
Motion for Brady letter, or exculpatory evidence. Exculpatory evidence is evidence in favor of the defendant. Evidence typically can lead to the exoneration of the defendant.
Asset freezing is a legal process which prevents a defendant whether innocent or guilty (usually an apparent fraudster) to an action from dissipating their assets from beyond the jurisdiction of a court so as to frustrate a potential judgment. In a divorce, a court can freeze bank accounts and other marital assets.
PLAINTIFF’S RESPONSE TO DEFENDANT’S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT AND BRIEF IN SUPPORT THEREOF on SEX-BASED HOSTILE WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Defendant’s Emergency Motion for Temporary Release to Attend Funeral
PLAINTIFF’S RESPONSE TO DEFENDANT’S MOTION IN LIMINE RE: DEFENDANT’S INJURIES
A Motion for an award of attorney’s fees in a civil FED case. Filed under 13-17-101 CRS, seeking the award for a substantially frivolous, groundless, and/or vexatious action and/or pleading. Fact specific, but a good starting point in any request for fees. It was ultimately denied as the defendant “was not aware of the possibility of an award of attorney’s fees” under 13-17-102(6), despite having had several discussions about exactly that on the record.
Represented Father asking for reduction child support due to the fact that one of the children moved in with him. Voluntary Change of parenting time. In order to reduce your child support payments, you must petition the court and allow a judge to make a decision. This is usually referred to as filing a motion to modify child support. This process can vary slightly from state to state, but the general procedure is the same.