Appellate Procedure Checklist–What to Include When Filing a Notice of Appeal

As the beginning of the appellate process, properly filing a Notice of Appeal is of paramount importance. Below are the necessary items one must include when filing a Notice of Appeal in the four departments of the New York State Appellate Division.

Remember that filing one’s Notice of Appeal is a jurisdictional requirement. Therefore, it is critical that it be done in a timely manner.  One has 30 days from the date the Order is served with Notice of Entry (by hand) to file a Notice of Appeal. When served with Notice of Entry by mail, one has 35 days to file a Notice of Appeal.

Read this article for guidelines regarding electronically filed Notices of Entry.

 

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