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Oct 11, 2017
Marc Poster reports on a new warp-speed appellate process that presents traps for the unwary in certain elder abuse cases.

Elder abuse claims have proliferated.  In the Summer 2017 ABTL Report, Marc Poster discusses new legislation that presents potential traps for the unwary appellant when the trial court denies a motion to compel arbitration of an elder abuse case that has been granted a trial preference.  Any appeal must be filed within 20 days and the opening brief filed within another 10 days.  And that’s just the start of a dramatically-shortened appellate process.

To read the full story from the Summer 2017 ABTL Report, click here.