A motion requests the court to decide a question.
The Order is the decision by the Court on the question.
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A motion to set aside is a reqest to the court by the moving party that the court set aside and vacate the judgment. An order setting aside and vacating default judgment will occur if the court grants the motion. Once the order is issued, the default judgment will be set aside and the case will be restored to civil active list. If the motion is denied, the default judgment will stand.
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