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Notice of Motion

Please note that the legal information presented on this page is written for those living in the state of Illinois.

What Does it Mean?

A notice of motion is a written request to the courts. Motions typically ask for a judge to give a specific court order, or for other kinds of help.

Examples of common motions include: 

Things You Should Know

In order for a notice of motion to be heard by a judge in court, it must first be personally served to the other party. 

Generally speaking, all notices of motions must be filed electronically on the Clerk of Court's website here.

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