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I want to file a motion to strike an inappropriate responsive

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I want to file a motion to strike an inappropriate responsive pleading. It's been more that two weeks since the innapropriate motion was filed. Should I ask for leave to file?

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Absolutely. You really could have done it as soon as you received it. But that's OK. Do it now, but if the MOTION ITSELF was inappropriate, oppose the motion and include in your grounds the "inappropriate" argument.






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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Another question: what should the motion say. should it say motion for leave to file motion to strike?

Sorry Posts got crossed in computer land

Let's assume it's an answer. Call it


Then in your supporting affidavit, specify the objectionable language


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