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CPLR Rule 4405 Rule 4405. Time and judge before whom post-trial motion made

A motion under this article shall be made before the judge who presided at the trial within fifteen days after decision, verdict or discharge of the jury.  The court shall have no power to grant relief after argument or submission of an appeal from the final judgment.


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