Tag Archives: Appeal

Attack on default judgment after trial no-show successful on appeal – Midland Funding v. Rosa Gonzales (Tex.App. – Eastland Sep. 21, 2017)

When the plaintiff does not show up for trial, the case gets dismissed for want of prosecution or as it’s called in Texas – DWOPPED [pronounced “dee-whopped”]; when the Defendant does not appear, a default judgment will typically be entered, … Continue reading

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No "Restricted Appeal" if a post-judgment motion was filed; – attempted pro se appeal dismissed

In Texas a default judgment may be challenged by post-judgment motion or regular appeal within 30 days of the date it was signed, and by restricted appeal within six months of the judgment, but there is a catch that the … Continue reading

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How to Win a Michigan Driver's License Restoration Appeal Without Being Involved in AA – Part 1

Can a person win back their Michigan Driver's License without going to AA? This article will address this question, and explain why the answer is not only "yes," but also how and why the majority of the License Appeals I … Continue reading

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Simplifying a Michigan License Appeal and Understanding DAAD Rule 13 – Part 1

As part of my Driver's License Restoration Practice, I have tried, within the License Restoration section of this blog, to explain every aspect and facet of the License Appeal process. Many of those articles examine the varying degrees of complexity … Continue reading

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Both sides appeal to Supreme Court on health care law

[JURIST] Both the US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] and a group of 26 states filed petitions with the US Supreme Court [official website] Wednesday seeking a ruling on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act … Continue reading

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