What is a motion without consent in family law and what happens at one?

1. Fill out your court forms

If you're bringing the , you need to fill out:

  • Form 14: Notice of Motion, where you list the orders you want the court to make; or a Form 14B: Notice of Motion if you're asking for a such as more time to your documents.
  • Form 14A: Affidavit, where you tell the court why you're asking for those orders and include your evidence. Your evidence must be sworn or affirmed. This means you promise that the information in the document is true. It is against the law to not tell the truth when swearing or affirming an affidavit.

If your case is in the Superior Court of Justice, there are several other rules you must follow. For example:

  • you must use a font size of at least 12 points and double spacing on all your forms and documents
  • your affidavit can't be more than 12 pages. This includes affidavits that you've filed with the court before.

You may also need to fill out:

You need to call the court or go to the courthouse to ask the for a date when the judge will hear your motion. You write this date on your Form 14: Notice of Motion.

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