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Don’t Count On The Sheriff To File Your Notice Of Appeal
By Mack Sperling on
Posted in Watching The Court
Filing a Notice of Appeal seems like a pretty easy thing to do. You walk it over (or mail it) to the Clerk of Superior Court in the County in which the case was filed, and the Clerk puts a "filed" stamp on it indicating the date on which it was filed.
Remember that when…