First, I am not a South Carolina lawyer. That being said, what a "remitted to [the] lower court" means is that the issue(s) on appeal has been sent back to the lower court for whatever proceedings can be scheduled. It also means that the appeal is over and that the lower court has the case back.
I had a contractor file misclassification case against my company with DES & IRS. I filed an appeal with DES after they determined she was an employee along with my other contractors, 2 of which were my mom and daughter. They took what she said for truth and never asked any of my other... Read more »
First, I am not a Kansas lawyer. That being said, usually just filing an appeal does NOT stay the lower court's judgment. The appealing party has to ask the lower court for a stay, generally by motion. You say that it has been 10 months since you filed your appeal--have you filed a brief yet?...Read more »
First, I am not an Oklahoma attorney. That being said, I suppose you are the "Appellee" so you must file a brief as the Appellee. Usually, the deadline for filing that brief is 30 days from the Appellant's brief (in this case, the State). And you should be sent a copy of the...Read more »
First, I am not a Nevada lawyer. That being said, were you represented by an attorney in the court below? If so, and if your attorney has not yet withdrawn his/her appearance, perhaps the appellate court is sending the information to your (former) attorney. If that's the case, your (former)...Read more »
First of all, I am not a Mississippi lawyer. That being said, your question has a simple and yet nuanced answer. You didn't describe "he" and you didn't describe what court--State or Federal. However, the simple answer is, usually, 30 calendar days from the final judgment. (That...Read more »
No, usually an "expedited" appeal is for a certain class of cases: adult guardianship, juvenile guardianship, child custody, etc. And it usually means that the deadlines for the transcripts, the record, and the briefs have been shortened-- so that the case will move along faster....Read more »
I have a juvenile dependency hearing on September 28th. A few weeks ago I filed a motion to strike neglect petition and a motion to vacate temporary custody. The attorney general asked the judge to strike the motions because I submitted them and not my lawyer. Is it a law that I have to use my... Read more »
If you are represented by an attorney, generally all motions, other filings and court appearances go through that attorney. There have times when a client files his own motions, etc. although that person is represented. But I would not think that should be grounds to strike those motions. So yes I...Read more »
A MTR was filed within the allotted time. It was marked by the court. It has now been 20 days and I have yet to hear anything. A contempt complaint that was filed at the same time, was scheduled within 15 days.
Unless there's a Rule limiting the court's time to respond, there's no time limit. However, if the motion is denied, that ruling will start the clock running on noting the appeal--if you want to do that.
First, I am not a SC lawyer. However, your question is vague. If an appellant misses the deadline to note an appeal, yes he is time barred. But if your question has to do with appeal briefs, he may be time barred if the appellant does not file a brief on time.
I own my house my ex-friend name isn't on anything she doesn't pay rent or any bills she do buy food every now and then we been living together for 5 years she doesn't clean and damage my home. I have ask here to move many times because of her drinking and drug problem the police... Read more »
First, I am not a North Carolina lawyer. That being said, I think--unless there's an exception in NC law that I don't know about-- the filing of any appeal does not automatically stay the ruling or any order in the trial court (or any agency, etc.). The appellant must file a motion to...Read more »
We think we have a great case for an appeal (the judge himself said to appeal his own sentence at least 5 times during sentencing) so we really want him to stay out while appealing. My husband was sentenced to 2 years in Federal Camp (all he was convicted of was illegal remuneration and was... Read more »
First I am not a Tennessee lawyer. That being said, generally a party (civil or criminal) has 30 days to note an appeal, with the bond accompanying that. That's 30 days after sentencing date, whether your lawyer notes the appeal or you do. But I think that an appeal in a criminal case does not...Read more »
I purchased land from my family in 1989. I mortgaged and paid it off in 2006. When I paid it off I discovered my mother had forged my name on a deed and recorded it in 1996 when I had a severe car wreck. I demanded she deed it to me and she refused. I could not afford a lawyer as I became disabled.... Read more »
First I am not an Alabama lawyer. That being said, I don't think you should initiate parallel litigation by filing an adverse possession lawsuit, but I think that you should file a motion with the lower court to "stay the judgment." That is, just filing an appeal does not ordinarily...Read more »
I have filed a motion to vacate an arbitration award which was administered by an arbitrator employed by the Attorney General’s office. The AG has filed a motion to intervene as well as a motion to dismiss. This seems unusual. Do arbitrators normally become involved in the appeal process?
I'm sorry, but I cannot answer this question without more information than you have posted in your question. What kind of case? How did it arise? How old are you? Is this original litigation or an appellate matter? What's the deadline? What's the jurisdiction? Etc.....
First, I am not a GA lawyer. That being said, usually the clerk of the lower court sends "the record" to the appellate court. That is usually everything in the case being appealed--docket entries, pleadings, discovery, motions, transcripts, orders, etc. And generally, the party appealing...Read more »
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