Briefly: 'Extraordinary Circumstances' For Relief from Judgment

By Eric Magnuson and Brandon Carmack

November 1, 2022

You brought your lawsuit in the trial court. You thought your client had a good argument, but it could turn either way depending on how the court ruled on the law. Unfortunately, the trial court agreed with the other side, and ruled against you. Undeterred, you did what every good lawyer would do under the circumstances - after discussing it with your client, you filed an appeal.

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