moving papers

Definition of "moving papers"
  1. They are the documents, such as affidavits, that contain and support a particular legal motion
How to use "moving papers" in a sentence
  1. The lawyer prepared the moving papers for the case to submit a motion to dismiss it.
  2. If the moving papers are not completed correctly, the motion could be denied by the court.
  3. Obtaining the necessary evidence and assembling it into moving papers can be a time-consuming part of a trial.

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