Woodland Hills, CA asked in Civil Litigation for California

Q: what is the time limit to respond to a motion filed by defendants?

plaintiff dismissed the case before hearing on anti-slapp motion. the defendants filed a motion to collect their fees from the plaintiff. is this even possible?

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Vernon Charles Tucker
Vernon Charles Tucker
  • Simi Valley, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Yes because you needed to obtain a Dismissal w/ a waiver of costs. Since you did not do so the defendants are seeking their costs now.

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