What does motion to dismiss mean?

Asked over 5 years ago - Sulligent, AL

Certificate of service
I here by certify that I have on 03/24/2009 served a copy of the above and foregoing Motion to Dismiss on the Defendant(s), pro se, LANA D PATE at 251 CANE RD SULLIGENT AL 35586-5107 by email transmission via Alafile or by placing a copy of the same in the United States mail, postage prepaid and properly addressed to him/her.

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  1. Alan James Brinkmeier

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . A motion to dismiss is a procedural filing with the court in a lawsuit that asks the judge to decide to make a ruling to end a matter or part of a matter in the lawsuit.

    Motion - that is the paperwork or request to the judge.
    Dismiss - that request is to end the matter in whole or in part.

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