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Usually a judgment is a written order of the court which finally determines the action or lawsuit. Sometimes the written judgment may be confusing or it may not comport with the decision of the jury in all aspects. In addition, sometimes the written judgment is actually drafted by one of the parties to the lawsuit and it is just signed by the judge. Thus, if there is any confusion about what the court meant in its written judgment or if there is a question whether the judgment complies with the jury's decision, one can make a motion to have the judgment clarified. In this case the court will be required to explain the judgment and possibly write a new written judgment.
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