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Summary judgment do's and don'ts.

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I am the defendant in a civil action. Plaintiffs filed for summary judgment. Hearing is today. Any advice greatly appreciated.

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Do - hire a lawyer.

Don't - appear without one.

The only way to formulate arguments in a motion for summary judgement is to understand the elects of the underlying case and within the context of those elements demonstrate that there are genuine issues of material fact.

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