Congratulations are in order for the Westchester Women’s Bar Association. The CLE program that they presented on September 9, 2014, entitled, “Appellate Practice: Seminar and Demonstrations,” was a huge success. The two-hour Read More
Perfecting Civil Appeals in the New York State Appellate Division: Which of the Three Available Methods is Perfect for Your Case?
Although the CPLR is pretty easy to understand regarding how to “take an appeal” (see CPLR § 5515, requiring a notice of appeal to be served on the adverse party and properly filed), the rules on how to “perfect” an appeal ar Read More
California Appellate Practice: Procedural Defaults May Lead to Dismissal. Curing Defaults and Motions for Relief.
Long before briefs are due, an appellant has a number of required preliminary filings and fee payments. Failure to complete any of these filings or payments will result in issuance of a default letter that may result in dismi Read More