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    Divorce Court
    Filing a Motion
    Filing a Motion Divorce Dictionary A motion is a request made of a judge while an action is pending or at trial. Motions can be made in writing for the court to consider, or orally, such as at trial. In matrimonial cases, motions are typically ...
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    The Judge's Role in Your Divorce
    The Judge's Role in Your Divorce Perhaps the most important person you'll deal with as you go to trial is the judge—just another human being, albeit one who has the power to make decisions for you and your spouse. In a small number of states, ...
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    Is "Pro Se" Divorce for You?
    Is "Pro Se" Divorce for You? If you have been married just a short time, or if both you and your spouse have few or no assets and no children, pro se divorce could be your ticket. But those who go down this path, while potentially saving money, ...