What is the deadline for filing an appeal?
Your right to appeal can be lost by not acting timely. Generally, you have thirty days from the filing of the order to commence your appeal by the filing of a Notice of Appeal. The timely service and filing of an authorized post-trial motion postpones the running of your thirty-day period until the filing of the order disposing of that motion. However, you should never rely upon your own calculations. An appellate expert should make the determinations of whether an order is appealable, and when to appeal. There is no room for error.