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Judge reconsiders their ruling: Very Law convinced a judge to take back their initial verdict

The counterclaims were initially dismissed by the judge. After this, we decided that if the ruling is not in our favor, the next best thing would be to present an argument that could make the judge reconsider their ruling and reassess the case.

Very Law recently worked on a case where the client was accused of a serious violation of civil law. In the client’s defense, Very Law’s Anthony J. Werner made counterclaims for Defamation and Defamation per se against the plaintiff.

The counterclaims were initially dismissed by the judge. After this, we decided that if the ruling is not in our favor, the next best thing would be to present an argument that could make the judge reconsider their ruling and reassess the case.

We wanted to go out of our way to preserve our client’s right to bring forward the two counterclaims that were previously dismissed so Anthony and his team filed a motion for the judge to reconsider their ruling and allow the counterclaims to be brought forward again. 

In most cases, judges are highly unlikely to go back on their own rulings to reconsider their rulings. In this particular case, however,  Anthony presented a strong motion that convinced the judge to take back the ruling and revive the counterclaims presented earlier.

The case is still ongoing, but getting the judge to reconsider their ruling is something that’s quite unheard of and while this meant challenging the judge’s ruling, the fact that the Very Law team got the judge to change their mind was the first major hurdle we overcame in this case.

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