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Motion to Lift Stay

Service Description


A Motion to Lift Stay is a formal request made to the court to lift a previously imposed stay, thereby resuming the legal proceedings that were temporarily halted.


Before filing, review the court’s rules and guidelines regarding lifting a stay. The motion must convincingly argue why the stay should be lifted and how it is in the interest of justice to resume the proceedings.

How to Draft:

  • Start with a clear statement of your request to lift the stay.
  • Provide detailed reasons for the request, explaining why resuming the proceedings is justified and in the interest of justice.
  • Cite any relevant legal authorities or case laws that support your position.
  • Ensure the motion complies with the court’s specific rules regarding format and content.


Once drafted, file the motion with the court clerk, paying any necessary fees. Serve a copy to all involved parties as per court rules. The court will then review the motion and make a decision based on its merits.


Filing a Motion to Lift Stay is a vital step in ensuring the resumption of legal proceedings that were temporarily halted. By understanding the court’s requirements, carefully preparing your motion, and adhering to proper filing procedures, you increase your chances of having the motion granted, thereby facilitating the progression of your case.