Category Archives: CIVIL PROCEDURE

Civil Judgments – Ten Questions Every Judge Should Know (12-02)

This Update answers ten basic questions that every judge and attorney should know about civil judgments.

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Ex-Parte Temporary Restraining Order: Five “Dahlberg” Factors (11-13)

QUESTION: WHILE IN CHAMBERS YOU ARE ASKED TO RULE ON A REQUEST FOR AN “EX-PARTE TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER”. WHAT TWO QUESTIONS MUST THE COURT ANSWER IN ORDER TO PROPERLY RULE?

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PARTIAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT – RULE 54.02 (10-21)

After Issuing A Partial Summary Judgment Order, In Which You Dismiss Some But Not All Of The Claims and/or Parties To A Lawsuit, The Court Should Ask Itself The Following Question. Does The Court Want The Losing Party To Have The Right To Immediately Appeal The Partial Summary Judgment Order, Or Should The Losing Party Have To Wait Until The End Of The Case, After All Claims Have Been Resolved and a Final Judgment Has Been Entered, Before Filing An Appeal?

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