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1. You brought a suit and lost after trial?
2. If so, have you filed a notice of appeal?
3. IF neither 1 nor 2............what are the facts and circumstances and where are you in the legal process?
The defendant lost his summary judgment motion; then that decision was overturned and the case was dismissed. You appealed the dismissal and lost. The only thing you can do is to appeal to a higher court. BUT your ability to do so is dependent on whether such appeal is allowed by statute at this time. Has your attorney looked into that?
If you lost in the Court of Appeals, the next step would be to request permission to appeal to the highest court of CA...the Supreme Court....which only accepts a limited number of cases...usually cases where there are differing decisions on a legal issue among the various courts of appeals in the state, or when one of the 3 judges in the court of appeal disagreed with the other 2 and wrote a dissent. If your lawyer is dragging his feet...change lawyers. You must have an appellate court expert
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Here you go. Good luck