Summary Judgment: How to Get It and How to Beat It
By Roger Slade
Practicing lawyers do not always understand what summary judgment is and how to win on a summary judgment motion. In some courts, obtaining summary judgment is difficult, if not impossible. Other courts love summary judgment and use it as a mechanism to reduce their caseloads. This article will provide some tips about how to obtain summary judgment, as well as how to avoid having such a motion granted against your client.