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Appeals & Trial DeNovo

Appeal:

If you are not satisfied with a court decision (judgment or order) made by a Circuit Court Judge, you are entitled to appeal that decision to the Court of Appeals.  An appeal asks the Court of Appeals to look at what the Circuit Court Judge did to determine if the he/she made the right decision and/or followed the correct procedure.

Appellate Procedures

 

Trial DeNovo/Demand for Trial:

If you are not satisfied with a decision (judgment or order) made by a Circuit Court Commissioner, you are entitled to appeal that decision to a Circuit Court Judge.  Parties can request a Trial DeNovo in two types of Civil Matters:  Restraining Orders and Small Claims actions. Both require a Circuit Court Judge to hear the case as if it was never heard before.

Forms & Instructions
Restraining Orders

Forms & Instructions
Small Claims

 

Municipal Court Appeal:

If you are not satisfied with a court decision (judgment or order) made by a Municipal Court Judge, you are entitled to appeal that decision to the Circuit Court.  A municipal court appeal asks a Circuit Court Judge to review or retry the case.

Forms & Instructions

 


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