praecipe


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praecipe

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precipe

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1. (Law) a written request, addressed to a court, for a writ to be produced, specifying what the contents of the writ should be
2. (Law) a writ instructing that a given action be taken, or demanding a reason for failure to take the given action
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Other nonsensical documents may be entitled "Affidavit of Specific Negative Averment" or "Non-Statutory Abatement: Notice of Default, Default Judgment, and Praecipe.
attorney stated that one of his duties was to issue a praecipe (an order
Similarly, client and counsel often need more time to work out payment arrangements than was available under the 60-day deadline for filing a praecipe and petition under subsection 508(c)(5).
However, the clerk's docket shows that a praecipe, the precursor to the notice of appeal, was filed on July 16, and the notice of appeal was filed on July 31.
Is there a lawyer alive today who didn't at some time in law school hear the question, "Do you know what a praecipe is?
The new public act also amends section 508(c)(5) to provide for tolling the deadline for filing a final fee petition or praecipe for a fee hearing if a motion under section 2-1203 of the Code of Civil Procedure or a notice of appeal is filed.
On oral request of an attorney or party and without praecipe, the clerk shall issue a subpoena for testimony before the court or a subpoena for the production of documentary evidence before the court signed and sealed but otherwise in blank, both as to the title of the action and the name of the person to whom it is directed, and the subpoena shall be filled in before service by the attorney or party.