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final judgment

n. the written determination of a lawsuit by the judge who presided at trial (or heard a successful motion to dismiss or a stipulation for judgment), which renders (makes) rulings on all issues and completes the case unless it is appealed to a higher court. It is also called a final decree or final decision. (See: final decree, interlocutory decree)

See: adjudication, conclusion, decree, determination, holding, opinion
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As opposed to orders that have been considered to necessarily affect a final judgment, orders that have been determined to not necessarily affect a final judgment include, but are not limited to, the following: an order granting a Yellowstone injunction to maintain the status quo; (89) an order requiring a party to submit a further bill of particulars; (90) an order denying the defendant's motion to examine the plaintiff before trial in a matrimonial action; (91) and an "order denying [a] motion striking out the defense of res adjudicata," because the party "might still urge upon the trial that the proofs did not establish a defense.
The best-case scenario for substantiating the recipient's tax treatment (allocation) of damages is when there exists a final judgment (by a court or arbitration panel) or settlement agreement that clearly indicates what the damages are for.
Microsoft also announced that it is generally willing to provide even broader usage rights for the company's protocol technology than is required by the final judgment in the antitrust case or is reflected in standard MCPP license agreements.
Persistent criticism of the continuation of any court oversight seemingly led Attorney General Dan Morales in March 1996 to file a motion to terminate the final judgment pursuant to Rule 60(b), Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, which is the generic provision for obtaining relief from a judgment that has been entered.
There was not only a mountain of foods to be consumed but there were a lot of tails to be twisted, none so abundantly as those who believe they somehow stand superior to all the pressures and the cruel impulses that lead to the preaching of final judgment and select salvation.
On October 31, 2013, the 14th Court of Appeals in Houston issued the attached opinion affirming the final judgment.
990(c)(2), Final Judgment of Dissolution of Marriage with Property but No Dependent or Minor Child(ren);
Barrow was awarded a 50 percent interest in the marital home, but the final judgment did not provide for exclusive possession or sale.
Pursuant to the settlement agreement, a class member could participate in the settlement only if he or she was a plan participant and (1) was identified by class counsel and the defendant as a confirmed class member or (2) met certain other requirements and confirmed to be a class member by class counsel and B's counsel based on a claim submitted by that person by the 90th day following the date of final judgment.
It is an awesome perspective, personalizing the exercise of conscience and implicitly linking moral choices with final judgment by reminding us that God collaborates in the very decisions for which he will judge us.
The jury verdict in the dispute over commercial aircraft guidance systems still must be converted into a final judgment by U.
In awarding a final judgment of possession to the landlord, the Appellate Term applied a strict interpretation of a rent stabilized tenant's obligation to respond to an offer of renewal.