Union City, NJ asked in Contracts, Family Law and Libel & Slander for New Jersey

Q: I'm the plaintiff and my motion for summary judgment was granted in my favor.

I don't see any monetary for damages tho. Is there a next step or am I suppose to file something

1 Lawyer Answer
Richard Diamond
Richard Diamond
  • Short Hills, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: I have no idea what requests were sought as part of your summary judgment application.

My suggestion is that you pay a lawyer for his / her time to review your summary judgment application, the opposition filed, the reply papers filed ( with all exhibits) and the proposed form of order you submitted along with the order entered by the court so that a lawyer can advise you of your next step.

My presumption is that you filed an application for summary judgment on a claim and the court granted it, but in submitting the issue to the court, you failed to detail what you wanted in your notice of motion and proposed form of order and therefore you have an order for summary judgment that does not address how to move forward with it.

Understand that the court does not fill in the details for you. Its your responsibility to lay out what you want as a result of the grant of summary judgement.

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