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CHAPTER 14: POST-JUDGMENT PROCEEDINGS - Table of Contents

14.1 - Overview14.2 - Direct Appeals14.3 - Crim. p. 35(b) Proceedings (Reconsideration of Sentence)14.4 - Crim. P. 35(c) Proceedings14.5 - Revocation Proceedings14.6 - Appeals to Federal Court14.7 - Appeals in Civil Cases

14.7 APPEALS IN CIVIL CASES

The general process of appealing a civil case is the same as that for appealing a criminal case. A case that is heard by the county court is appealed to the district court; a case that is heard by the district court is appealed to the court of appeals. In either case, the Colorado Supreme Court may hear a further appeal if it deems the case to be appropriate. In some situations, the party which lost at the trial court level must post a bond if it wants to appeal, ensuring that the judgment against it will be paid in the event the appeal is unsuccessful. Generally, a losing party that appeals must pay interest on the judgment for the time the case is on appeal in the event that the appeal is unsuccessful.

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