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Oct 06, 2016 Alana H. Rotter
No Reporter’s Transcript? Here’s What It Means For Your Appeal, Verdict Magazine (Vol. 2, 2016)

Failing to provide a reporter’s transcript of all relevant trial court proceedings can sink an appeal, because without a transcript, the Court of Appeal will presume that the record supports the challenged order or judgment.  In the most recent issue of the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel’s Verdict magazine, Alana Rotter explains how an appellant can rescue its appeal if there is no transcript available, through the use of an agreed statement or a settled statement.

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