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Motion Without Notice

A Notice of Motion (Form 6) or Notice of Preliminary Motion (Form 7) may be brought without notice to the other parties in limited circumstances.  A motion brought without notice is not served upon any other parties and the only person who typically attends the hearing is the person who filed the motion.


A motion may be brought without notice in the following exceptional circumstances:


  • the nature of the motion renders service impractical or unnecessary,
  • the circumstances render service of a motion impractical or unnecessary,
  • the delay necessary to effect service might entail serious consequences, or
  • it is otherwise permitted by law.


For more information, please consult rule 9.2.