sought for delay only

English translation: John Doe did not request that his attorney be replaced for the mere purpose of delaying the trial.

19:21 Sep 14, 2018
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Law/Patents - Law (general)
English term or phrase: sought for delay only
On this date the Court considered the Motion for Substitution of Counsel of John Doe. The Court finds that John Doe approves the substitution and that the substitution is not sought for delay only.

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jyuan_us
United States
Local time: 19:30
English translation:John Doe did not request that his attorney be replaced for the mere purpose of delaying the trial.
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This is the idea being conveyed here.
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Robert Forstag
United States
Local time: 19:30
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4 +6John Doe did not request that his attorney be replaced for the mere purpose of delaying the trial.
Robert Forstag


  

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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +6
the substitution is not sought for delay only
John Doe did not request that his attorney be replaced for the mere purpose of delaying the trial.


Explanation:
This is the idea being conveyed here.

Robert Forstag
United States
Local time: 19:30
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 16

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Vivian Saboia
34 mins
  -> Thank you, Vivian.

agree  Jack Doughty
1 hr

agree  Alaa Zeineldine
4 hrs

agree  Shekhar Banerjee
11 hrs

agree  B D Finch: The "not" is rather important!
18 hrs

agree  Yvonne Gallagher: of course!
1 day 14 hrs
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