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Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the basic concept of an appeal?

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An appeal is a request for a higher court to review the decision reached by a lower court. Many states have trial courts as the lowest level of courts and then appellate courts. After the appellate court, there is a higher court, which may be called the state’s supreme court or another name.

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What is the first step in the appeals process?

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The first step in the appeals process is to provide notice of the appeal within the applicable time limit. This notice of appeal is filed in the clerk’s office of the county where the judgment or order was entered.

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How long do you have to file an appeal after a court decision is announced?

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For many civil cases, the case must be appealed within 30 days from the date of the judgment. However, if the other party filed an appeal, you may only have 14 days to file an appeal.

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What orders can be appealed?

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Typically, a person must wait until the final judgment or a final order in the case is entered before he or she can appeal. In many situations, the appeal is lodged after a judgment is entered in a case. However, there are other times when a case may be appealed and an order be considered “final.”

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If you disagree with the decision of the appeals panel, do you have any recourse?

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Typically, there will be a higher court to which you can further appeal your case. If the appellate court did not rule in your favor, you can typically appeal this decision to the state supreme court.

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