If you fail to respond to an appellate brief, then the factual allegations in that brief are uncontested, and the court will proceed to decide the appeal on the merits. You could still win, but you have given up your right to contest the appellant's arguments.
#2 on application I understood as employment discipline and answered no... My preliminary review hearing (appeal)order states that will be the issue talked about. Will I have to explain all my past mistameanor convictions even though the 5 year requirement has past
After being released from prison only severing 1 year of a 14 year doc sentence and 6 years probation, my sentenced was modified to 1 year served, 1 year house arrest, and 17 years probation. Since being released I have paid all my fees, did all my community service, maintained good behavior, clean... Read more »
A "respondent" is a party to a lawsuit that is expected to respond to a filing, usually a petition. The person filing the petition is called the "petitioner." A petitioner is similar to a plaintiff, and a respondent is similar to a defendant.
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