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What is an appeal?

Posted on October 1, 2013 | Posted in Civil Litigation, Legal FAQs

When a party does not like the decision of a lower court, that party will often have the right to appeal that decision to a higher court. Appellate courts give wide discretion to trial courts with regard to their findings of fact, so sometimes there is little point in appealing, unless an error in law has been made.


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