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I have a permanent restraining order I received which was an

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I have a permanent restraining order I received which was an arguable illegal sentence. I would like to file a motion to vacate sentence on grounds of an illegal sentence with the district court. I have been informed by other lawyers online as well the court itself that I would need to serve papers via process server to the other party. However my motion is really more of a complaint against the unethical things said and done by the judge. Would I be required then also to serve a copy of the motion to the judge in question, in addition to serving the pliantiff in the case?

TexLawyer :

Good afternoon. I'll be assisting you with your question.

TexLawyer :

If you are filing a motion in court, the judge presiding over the case will get notice from the district clerk, so you don't need to serve him/her, also.

Customer:

Oh. This is judge also I believe is now retired

Customer:

would I need to provide an addtional copy in my filing for the judge?

TexLawyer :

No, the clerk will provide him one.

TexLawyer :

If he is no longer the judge on the case, he doesn't need to get notice at all.

Customer:

oh wow.

Customer:

Okay, well I guess that answers my question. Thank you

TexLawyer :

My pleasure.

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