cross-motion

noun
cross-mo·​tion | \ ˈkrȯs-ˌmō-shən \

Legal Definition of cross-motion

: a motion that attempts to counter a similar motion filed by an opposing party after the plaintiffs moved to recuse his counsel, the defendant filed a cross-motion to disqualify theirs

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“Cross-motion.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/cross-motion. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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