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Importance of Timely Filing a Notice of Appeal

Ordinarily, the first step in the appellate process is to file a notice of appeal in the superior court. It is imperative that a notice of appeal is timely filed. This is because timely filing of the notice of appeal vests jurisdiction in the appellate court and, subject to certain exceptions, terminates the lower court’s jurisdiction. (Code Civ. Proc. § 916). As a result, if a notice is not timely filed, the appellate court will not have the power to even entertain the appeal. (Van Beurden Ins. Services, Inc. v. Customized Worldwide Weather Ins. Agency, Inc. (1997) 15 Cal.4th 51, 56). In civil cases, courts have no inherent authority to excuse a tardy notice of appeal or otherwise extend (or shorten) the time for appeal. In fact, even

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Zachary D. Schorr has been named to the Southern California Super Lawyers (Rising Stars) list for attorneys in Real Estate for 5 straight years - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. In 2016 he was also included as one of the top 100 lawyers in Southern California in this category. The selection for this respected list is made by the research team at Super Lawyers.

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