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motion for leave

Legal Definition of motion for leave

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Definition of motion for leave

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A motion for leave is a motion filed with the court seeking permission to deviate from an established rule or procedure of the court. The most common use of a motion for leave is to seek an extension to an already-passed timeframe. To Amend a Court Pleading, which is allowed once under the FRCP, to make changes of error made in title or body.

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