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Return date on motion

New York, NY |

The defendant was personally served with the motion and I submitted the papers with a return date for 8 days. Do I show up to court on this date? Is this the date the motion will be heard? or will the court contact me and let me know when it is calendared?

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Attorney answers 1


The motion will be on the date you listed in the Notice of Motion. Call the Court the day before to double check that the court did not adjourn it.

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