Motion For Dismissal Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Motion For Dismissal, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Motion For Dismissal?

(n) Motion of dismissal is the formal request made by a defendant to rule that the plaintiff or the prosecutors has not proven or cannot prove their cause. A motion of dismissal is also referred to a motion for non-suit showing there is no cause for a trial.