The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals issued two opinions last week clarifying issues relating to notices of appeal.

In Jackson v. Lightsey, the Fourth Circuit addressed 1) whether a notice
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1)     Appeal from an order that can be appealed.  The Court of Appeals reminded us today that interlocutory attorney fee awards are not immediately appealable.  Cebula v. Givens Estates, Inc.
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In its latest round of opinions, the Court of Appeals applies principles regarding possible statutory bases to support the award of attorneys’ fees for appellate matters, the futility of raising
Continue Reading Attorneys’ Fees, New Arguments on Appeal, and Appellate Rules Violations – Oh My!