The Court Ruled In Favor Of My Tenant In Our Dispossessory Case. I Disagree. What Can I Do?

After July 1, 1998, a judgment in a dispossessory case must be appealed within seven (7) days from the date the judgment is entered by the court. Once appealed, the case will be placed on the court`s next calendar for a non­jury hearing. If a jury trial is desired it must be requested within thirty (30) days from the filing of the appeal. It is wise to consult an attorney when considering an appeal. Until July 1, 1998, a appeal must be filed within ten (10) days.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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