For both civil and criminal appeals, the North Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure require an appealing party who is filing a written notice of appeal to identify “the judgment orContinue Reading What Rulings Should You Include in a Notice of Appeal?
Is “Failure To Preserve” An Issue That Must Be Preserved?
I will note at the outset that our firm represented the property owners in this case. But aside from the substantive issues, the Supreme Court’s decision from last week in…
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Be Careful What You [Object] For
The concept of waiver is fairly straightforward and can generally be summed up by the adage “use it or lose it.” But when it comes to appellate practice, the concept…
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How to Improve Your Chances of Winning an Appeal
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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