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What legal actions do I have if the judge has made a final

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What legal actions do I have if the judge has made a final ruling. It involves an estate owned by myself and 5 siblings.
JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Virginia (Dinwiddie County)
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: No
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Law Tutor, Esq replied 10 months ago.

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Expert:  Law Tutor, Esq replied 10 months ago.

Was the final decision made in the circuit court?

Expert:  Law Tutor, Esq replied 10 months ago.

If you are appealing a case from the circuit court in Virginia, pursuant to Rule 5A:6, you must file the appeal within 30 days after the final judgment is entered. The Notice of Appeal must be filed in the clerk's office and a copy of the appeal is mailed to opposing counsel and the clerk of the Court of Appeals, along with a $50.00 filing fee. Here is the form for the Notice of Appeal and required certificate. You must also file a bond for costs and a transcript or written statement of facts must be filed within 60 days after entry of the final judgment from the trial court. Here is a link to a sample of the appeal instructions. Appeals are very technical in Virginia. It is highly advisable to retain an attorney if possible.

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