My Motion for reconsideration was filed with the Court and addressed only briefly at a hearing, by addressed I mean The judge just informed me that he was denying my motion and did not provide any insight into why it was denied. Since there was no reason provided for the denial am I now barred from addressing this same issue on appeal? Do I need to ask the court for clarification? My wife and I are in Superior Civil Court.
Motions for reconsideration I generally in themselves not available and it doesn’t sound as if there was a decision unless there’s an error in the clerks office
Retain counsel before you make things worse.
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Reconsideration of what? Generally appeals are only available at the end of a case, and are only available for LEGAL reasons, not just because you feel a case was decided incorrectly. A judge doesn't really need to do much on a motion to reconsider, they can deny it pretty summarily since they already gave their reasoning in the first decision.
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