Table Of Contents -
- The Decision to Cross-Appeal
..Does Appellee Seek to Alter the Judgment?
..Pursuing a Cross-Appeal Conditionally
- Complications in Handling Cross-Appeals
..Docketing Statement and Filing Fee
..Parallel Briefing Tracks
- Oral Argument
- Potential Solutions
- Excerpt from: Introduction:
As part of the 1997 rules rewrite, the Texas Supreme Court adopted Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 25.1, which provides that any party “who seeks to alter the trial court’s judgment or other appealable order must file a notice of appeal.” TRAP 25.1(c). Although it seems benign enough, TRAP 25.1(c) creates some unique issues in practice. This paper will discuss those issues, as well as some potential ways to address them, and will offer some practical tips on handling cross-appeals in the intermediate appellate courts.
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