Tag Archives: Appeal

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...

“As a Matter of Law” Means Just That: Denial of Immunity Appeals Under Rule 9.130

Attorney Jennifer Sommerville explains why appellate attorney practitioners need to be careful when drafting any order determining that a party is not entitled to statutory immunity. The words "as a matter of law," can make all the difference. CONTINUE READING...

Enforcing the Mandate when the Trial Court Deviates or Delays

Board certified appellate attorney Suzanne Labrit explains the mechanics of enforcement of mandates. CONTINUE READING...

How to Determine Whether an Order is “Final” for Appellate Purposes

An appellate court determines the finality of an order, judgment or decree when the order constitutes an end to the judicial labor in the cause and nothing further remains to be done by the court. Although this standard seems straightforward, its application often proves to be tricky. In this post, Amy Wessel explains how to navigate the nuances in determining whether an order is final for appellate purposes. CONTINUE READING...