Motions to Request a Re-Trial, Rehearing, or Appeal:

Motion for New Trialrequest a court to vacate its final judgment & order a new trial due to insufficient evidence, newly discovered evidence, jury misconduct, etc. Often this motion is required before raising such a matter on appeal

Motion for Rehearing request another hearing of a case, motion, or appeal usually to consider an alleged error or omission in the courts judgment or opinion

Motion for Repleader an unsuccessful party’s posttrial motion asking that the pleadings begin anew because the opponent joined the issue on an immaterial point

Motion for Leave to Appeal request an appellate court review a relevant interlocutory order that was found to be irrelevant & thus was not admitted within the previous court’s trial

Application for Leave to Appeal ask an appellate court to hear an appeal when the party has no appeal by right or when the party’s time limit for an appeal by right has expired


[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black & Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-62130-6


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