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I have recently agreed to a lawsuit settlement during this

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I have recently agreed to a lawsuit settlement during this lawsuit my bank account was frozen- both parties have signed all documents when I look online e-courts it says disposed, motion pending what does this mean how long does it generally take for a judge to sign a order ? This is in NY supreme civil court

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Disposed means that some sort or resolution has been reached in a court case. Motion pending is likely a motion to dismiss based on the settlement being approved by the court. Judges usually sit down every two weeks or so and go through through their stack of motions that need signatures and sign them. They then send them on for filing and mailing out to the parties.

 

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