motion to strike

Definition of "motion to strike"
  1. A request made to a judge to remove either a portion of the opposing party's legal pleading or to disregard specific evidence from the court record
How to use "motion to strike" in a sentence
  1. She submitted a motion to strike to have the baseless accusations removed from the pleading.
  2. Upon identifying an irrelevant testimony, the lawyer quickly filed a motion to strike.
  3. The judge granted the motion to strike, removing the disputed evidence from the court record.

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