Sedona, AZ asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Arizona

Q: In AZ, what are the legal reasons allowed to overturn an appeal from an arbitration civil suit?

I recently was awarded a win in a civil suit that was assigned to arbitration. The plaintiff has filed an appeal. Will the case be heard for any reason? No matter what they will get their trial they're asking for? Or does Arizona have rules like the federal government does regarding the only reasons an appeal will be reversed or vacated? They are appealing just because they lost. They are trying to settle with me on the side but now that they filed an appeal I don't think I should. It feels like I just gave them a practice run and showed them how bad they got spanked and now they're going to come back way more prepared because literally it was a spanking.

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Charles William Michaels
Charles William Michaels
  • Appeals & Appellate Lawyer
  • Columbia, MD

A: The case on appeal will be heard--on the issues that appellant rose.

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