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CR 73.02 When and how taken

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Civil ProcedureEffective: March 1, 2020

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Civil Procedure
IX Appeals
CR 73. All Appeals (Refs & Annos)
Effective: March 1, 2020
Kentucky Rules of Civil Procedure (CR) Rule 73.02
CR 73.02 When and how taken
(1) (a) The notice of appeal shall be filed within 30 days after the date of notation of service of the judgment or order under Rule 77.04(2).
(b) If an appeal or cross-appeal is from an order or judgment of the circuit court, the filing fee required by Rule 76.42(2)(a)(i) or (ii) shall be paid to the clerk of the circuit court at the time the notice of appeal or cross-appeal is tendered, and the notice shall not be docketed or noted as filed until such payment is made. Motions to proceed in forma pauperis on such an appeal or cross-appeal must be addressed to the circuit court. If timely tendered and accompanied by a motion to proceed in forma pauperis supported by an affidavit, a notice of appeal or cross-appeal shall be considered timely but shall not be filed until the motion to proceed in forma pauperis is granted or, if denied, the filing fee is paid. If the motion to proceed in forma pauperis is denied, the party shall have 30 days within which to pay the filing fee or to appeal the denial to the appropriate appellate court. Time for further steps in the appeal or cross-appeal shall run from the date that the notice of appeal is filed upon payment of the filing fee or the granting of the motion to proceed in forma pauperis.
(c) If an appeal or cross-appeal is from an order or judgment of the district court, the filing fee required by KRS 23A.210 or 23A.205(1) shall be paid to the clerk of the district court at the time the notice of appeal or cross-appeal is filed, and the notice shall not be docketed or noted as filed until such payment is made.
(d) Upon a showing of excusable neglect based on a failure of a party to learn of the entry of the judgment or an order which affects the running of the time for taking an appeal, the trial court may extend the time for appeal, not exceeding 10 days from the expiration of the original time.
(e) The running of the time for appeal is terminated by a timely motion pursuant to any of the Rules hereinafter enumerated, and the full time for appeal fixed in this Rule commences to run upon entry and service under Rule 77.04(2) of an order granting or denying a motion under Rules 50.02, 52.02 or 59, except when a new trial is granted under Rule 59.
(i) If a party files a notice of appeal after the date of the docket notation of service of the judgment required by CR 77.04(2), but before disposition of any of the motions listed in this rule, the notice of appeal becomes effective when an order disposing of the last such remaining motion is entered.
(ii) A party intending to challenge a post-judgment order listed in this rule, or a judgment altered or amended upon such motion, must file a notice of appeal, or an amended notice of appeal, within the time prescribed by this rule measured by the date of the CR 77.04(2) docket notation regarding service of the order disposing of the last such remaining motion.
(iii) No additional fee is required to file an amended notice.
(2) The failure of a party to file timely a notice of appeal, cross-appeal, or motion for discretionary review shall result in a dismissal or denial. Failure to comply with other rules relating to appeals or motions for discretionary review does not affect the validity of the appeal or motion, but is ground for such action as the appellate court deems appropriate, which may include:
(a) A dismissal of the appeal or denial of the motion for discretionary review,
(b) Striking of pleadings, briefs, record or portions thereof,
(c) Imposition of fines on counsel for failing to comply with these rules of not more than $500, and
(d) Such further remedies as are specified in any applicable Rule.
(3) When the right of appeal in special civil cases is granted by statute, such appeals shall be prosecuted as provided in KRS 446.190.
(4) If an appellate court determines that an appeal or motion is frivolous, it may award just damages and single or double costs to the appellee or respondent. An appeal or motion is frivolous if the court finds that it is so totally lacking in merit that it appears to have been taken in bad faith.

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HISTORY: Amended by Order 2010-09, eff. 1-1-11; prior amendments eff. 4-1-09 (Order 2009-01), 2-1-01 (Order 2000-1), 1-1-99 (Order 98-2), 11-15-91 (Order 91-2), 8-28-89, 1-1-87, 7-5-85, 1-1-85, 7-1-81, 1-1-78, 7-1-76, 7-1-69, 4-1-63, 6-1-60; adopted eff. 7-1-53
LRC NOTES
Legislative Research Commission Note: The appeal from the Small Claims Division of District Court is governed by KRS 24A.340, which provides that an appeal may be taken within 10 days of the judgment to the appropriate Circuit Court.
Rules Civ. Proc., Rule 73.02, KY ST RCP Rule 73.02
Current with amendments received through September 15, 2021.
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