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Under CA law, money judgments are not automatically stayed on appeal. See CA Code
Civ. Proc. § 917.1(a)(1).
However, even if a judgment is not automatically stayed on appeal, a party may obtain a stay of execution by posting a bond from a personal or corporate surety, or by depositing cash or negotiable securities with the court. See Code Civ. Proc. § 917.1.
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