*Due to rules of your state bar or mine, nothing herein is intended as legal advice, only intended as general information to better help yourself.
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Note that you MAY be required to file a motion for Leave to Appeal if the current Order is not a final Order, but is "interlocutory". If an order is not “final”, a party must file a motion requesting leave to appeal from the interlocutory order. The filing of a motion for leave to appeal, however, does not automatically stay the order or proceedings in the trial court. Rather, a motion must be filed to stay an appeal. Thus, you may want to make a combined Motion. And combine it with that Emergent application to be heard quickly at the App. Div.
An emergent application may be filed where irreparable damage would result if the party were to proceed with the timetable of a regular appeal or motion. Interim relief sought on an emergent application may include, for example, a stay of an order below to preserve the “status quo” pending appeal; to compel affirmative relief pending appeal or on a permanent basis; and clarification or reversal of an evidentiary ruling made by the trial court. An applicant seeking emergent relief must establish (1) that the issue is truly emergent and cannot proceed as a regular appeal or motion; and (2) a reasonable likelihood of success on the merits. Here is the Form to use for that: Emergent App. along with some helpful instruction.
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