Category Archives: Appeals

Attorney’s Fees on Appeal: Part I – Preserving the Appellee’s Attorney Fee Award

A separate motion for attorney’s fees must be timely filed in an appeal in order to recover attorney’s fees incurred in the appeal, even if the fee award is mandated by statute...and even if the trial court declared that you are the “prevailing party”. CONTINUE READING...

Jury Instructions, Part I: Preserving Your Appellate Issues

A trial lawyer must always take special care to properly preserve a trial court’s errors relating to jury instructions. CONTINUE READING...

How to Obtain a Stay of a Money Judgment Pending Appellate Review

In most cases, the filing of a notice of appeal does not automatically stay a judgment pending appeal. In our latest Florida Appellate Law Blog post, Fort Lauderdale associate Amy Wessel discusses how to obtain a stay of a money judgment while your appeal is pending. CONTINUE READING...

Original Proceedings, Part III: To seek or not to seek Prohibition – Temperance is Suggested

Stop! Have you ever wanted to say this before a trial judge rules? CONTINUE READING...

Original Proceedings: Part II – Second Tier Certiorari

Second-tier certiorari represents the only avenue for further review of a circuit court appellate decision. CONTINUE READING...

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