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Q: Can I file a motion to dismiss an ex parte?

My ex filed one last month I showed up to court and she didn't the judge dropped it... 2 days later I get served again for the exact same thing... this is harassment not the other way around...

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answered on Aug 19, 2021

Yes, you can file a motion to dismiss an ex-parte. However, filing a motion to dismiss does not guarantee the Judge will dismiss the case. You will need to show up on the scheduled hearing date and be prepared to defend against the ex-parte, and ask the Judge if your can argue your filed motion to... View More

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