Another Reminder That A Request For Sanctions Must Be Filed As its Own Motion


You cannot include a sanctions request in your brief on another issue. You have to file and serve a separate motion. That gives the other side time to comply with the safe harbor (21 days to withdraw the challenged pleading) and requires you to focus on relevant issues in your brief.

Source: GINGILOSKI v. COMMERCIAL RECOVERY SERVICES, Dist. Court, ED Michigan 2017 – Google Scholar

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