August 22, 2022
A warning to appellate attorneys: Notice of entry may not be where you think it is. Appellate litigators know that while the notice of entry of an order isn't the most exciting part of a case, it is crucial. Under CPLR 5513, the clock for filing an appeal from an adverse decision starts to run when notice of entry is served. Attorneys who miss the fact that notice of entry was served can find themselves with an untimely appeal.
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