my finance is helping his brother in the state of nevada as the brother just lost his partner, and they just found out the that the neptune society has filed an ex parte in order to have the partners body cremated. exactly what does this mean, how long does it take to have the ex parte heard by a judge, is there a hearing or is it something that the judge just signs?
Hi,My name is XXXXX XXXXX X'd be happy to answer your questions today. We have recently implemented a new payment and feedback system. Please be aware that you are rating my courtesy and service as a professional, and not whether the answer supports your legal position. If you have any questions at all, or there is anything I can clarify for you, please bypass the rating system and click “Continue the Conversation” or "Reply". Choosing either of the lowest two options reflects poorly on me (and not the law), so please reply to me if there is anything I can do to help before choosing those options. I appreciate your patience while we work out the kinks."Ex parte" literally means "one party." What that means is that it is a motion straight to the judge, without notice to the other party or holding a hearing. If the judge denies the request on the basis that it's not appropriate for ex-parte relief, then they would be allowed to file another motion, with notice. Usually, ex parte is reserved for situations where a party would be irreparably harmed if the other party had notice of the suit. It's tough to say that if a person is NOT cremated, that would cause irreparable harm (usually, it goes the other way). If the other party finds about an ex parte motion, they can try to file something quickly before the judge rules. These are the types of motions that tend to be decided pretty quickly, though, so he'd want to act fast.Please remember to rate my response before signing out, as this is the only way that I get credit for the time I spend helping you. I hope that you are 100% satisfied - if not, please click "reply" so that we may continue the conversation.
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