Family law case we are both party to(I am the Plaintiff). I never received notice of his appeal, and I question the validity of him being given a de novo hearing since no criminal charges were sought or filed. Anyone that can help me? I was going to attempt pro se litigation, but the more I... Read more »
Thank you for your appellate law question. Appeals from a peace order compromise a unique form of appellate review. Based on the information provided, you may have several options. If you act quickly within applicable deadlines, there may be grounds to move to dismiss the appeal for improper...Read more »
I am appealing a case that was dismissed without the opportunity to conduct discovery. I'm now in the appeals process and have now received relevant evidence. I have already filed my statement of issues. The next step is dispositive motions if needed. would this apply to me?
A dispositive motion may be filed in a Maryland appeal by the appellee if the appellant missed the appellate filing deadline, or if the case has been rendered moot. The former is the most common basis for a dispositive motion on appeal. Since you are the appellant, you should not attempt to file...Read more »
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