Motion to Set Aside Judgment

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What does motion to set aside judgment mean?

motion to set aside judgment – A formal request to nullify a judgment within a reasonable time and normally no later than one year after the entry of judgment, unless the judgment is void or satisfied. Judgments may be set aside if there’s new game-changing evidence, excusable neglect, fraud or lack of subject matter jurisdiction.

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