I received the judgement on December 3 2014. My current attorney is closing practice due to his newly elected position as a judge. I believe the judgement is excessive.
You have 21 days. After that, you can request leave to appeal from the appellate court, but the right to appeal would have expired. I would suggest you retain an appellate attorney ASAP.
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Many times the appeal deadline varies based on which court the appeal goes to. Attorney Fink is correct for the in general 21 days. If the claim of appeal is filed within those 21 days, in most cases, the appellate court must take the case. If you're outside the 21-day window, you can still ask the court to hear the appeal, but the court can turn down the request.
I agree, find yourself a good appellate attorney ASAP
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You have 21 days from the date the order is entered. And, you should be away that probate appeals are to the circuit court and not to the court of appeals. Good luck.
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