§ 5701 Appeals to Appellate Division From Supreme and County Courts
§ 5702 Appeals to Appellate Division From Other Courts of Original Instance
§ 5703 Appeals to Appellate Division From Appellate Courts
§ 5704 Review of Ex Parte Orders
§ 5711 Where Appeal Heard
§ 5712 Content of Order Determining Appeal
§ 5713 Content of Order Granting Permission to Appeal to Court of Appeals

Terms Used In New York Laws > Civil Practice Law and Rules > Article 57 - Appeals to the Appellate Division

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.