The Importance of Verifying Appeal Bonds

In New York State, an automatic stay of execution of a judgment (CPLR 5519) is granted upon the filing of an Undertaking on Appeal and a Notice of Appeal. CPLR 5519 requires that appeal bonds (Undertaking on Appeal) include a provision to bond post-judgment interest...

Appeal Bonds 101

In New York State’s court system, the prevailing party has the ability to execute on a judgment as soon as it has been entered by restraining assets and eventually seizing assets such as real property or bank accounts. The losing side can avoid having money restrained...