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Rule 7. Stay of judgment pending appeal.

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Rule 7.Stay of judgment pending appeal. (a)Stay in civil cases. (1) Stay of judgment or order.Except when an undertaking is required under Rule 6(a), upon filing a notice of appeal from a judgment or order the appellant may apply to the municipal court on notice or ex parte for a stay of the execution of the judgment or order.The municipal court in its discretion may grant said stay for such period of time and under such conditions as the court deems proper, including restraining the party from disposing of, encumbering, or concealing the partys property. The municipal court may require an appellant to file a bond or provide other security in such form and amount as it finds necessary to insure payment of costs on appeal in a civil case. The provisions of Rule 8 apply to a surety upon a bond given pursuant to this rule. (2) Stay when undertaking filed.On the filing of the undertaking required under Rule 6, the municipal court must stay the execution of the judgment or order. (3) Stay of execution when undertaking filed. If an execution be issued, on the filing of the undertaking, the municipal court judge must direct the execution officer to stay all proceedings on the same.Such execution officer must, upon the payment of his fees for services rendered on the execution, thereupon relinquish all property levied upon and deliver the same to the judgment debtor, together with all moneys collected from sales or otherwise. If his fees on the execution are not paid, the execution officer may retain so much of the property or proceeds thereof as may be necessary to pay the same. (4) Sale of perishable property. If the judgment or order appealed from directs the sale of perishable property, the municipal court may order the property to be sold and the proceeds thereof to be deposited, to abide the judgment of the district court. (b) Stay in criminal cases. (1) Stay of imprisonment. If an appeal is taken and the defendant is admitted to bail, a sentence of imprisonment shall be stayed by the municipal court. (2) Stay of fine and costs. If an appeal is taken, a sentence to pay a fine, or a fine and costs, shall be stayed by the municipal court. (3) Application to the district court. On application, the district court in the interest of justice may suspend, modify, restore, or grant any order made under this rule. (4) Effect of appeal by the state. An appeal taken by the state in no case stays or affects the operation of the judgment or order in favor of the defendant until judgment or order is reversed by the district court. (c) Stay of protective orders. An appeal from a protective order does not stay or affect the protective order. On application, the district court may stay a protective order. The district court may require certain conditions be met to protect the alleged victim before issuing a stay of the protective order.History: En. Sup. Ct. Ord. Mar. 19, 1998, eff. April 1, 1998.
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  •      Rule 7. Stay of judgment pending appeal.
         (a) Stay in civil cases.
         (1) Stay of judgment or order. Except when an undertaking is required under Rule 6(a), upon filing a notice of appeal from a judgment or order the appellant may apply to the municipal court on notice or ex parte for a stay of the execution of the judgment or order. The municipal court in its discretion may grant said stay for such period of time and under such conditions as the court deems proper, including restraining the party from disposing of, encumbering, or concealing the partys property. The municipal court may require an appellant to file a bond or provide other security in such form and amount as it finds necessary to insure payment of costs on appeal in a civil case. The provisions of Rule 8 apply to a surety upon a bond given pursuant to this rule.
         (2) Stay when undertaking filed. On the filing of the undertaking required under Rule 6, the municipal court must stay the execution of the judgment or order.
         (3) Stay of execution when undertaking filed. If an execution be issued, on the filing of the undertaking, the municipal court judge must direct the execution officer to stay all proceedings on the same. Such execution officer must, upon the payment of his fees for services rendered on the execution, thereupon relinquish all property levied upon and deliver the same to the judgment debtor, together with all moneys collected from sales or otherwise. If his fees on the execution are not paid, the execution officer may retain so much of the property or proceeds thereof as may be necessary to pay the same.
         (4) Sale of perishable property. If the judgment or order appealed from directs the sale of perishable property, the municipal court may order the property to be sold and the proceeds thereof to be deposited, to abide the judgment of the district court.
         (b) Stay in criminal cases.
         (1) Stay of imprisonment. If an appeal is taken and the defendant is admitted to bail, a sentence of imprisonment shall be stayed by the municipal court.
         (2) Stay of fine and costs. If an appeal is taken, a sentence to pay a fine, or a fine and costs, shall be stayed by the municipal court.
         (3) Application to the district court. On application, the district court in the interest of justice may suspend, modify, restore, or grant any order made under this rule.
         (4) Effect of appeal by the state. An appeal taken by the state in no case stays or affects the operation of the judgment or order in favor of the defendant until judgment or order is reversed by the district court.
         (c) Stay of protective orders. An appeal from a protective order does not stay or affect the protective order. On application, the district court may stay a protective order. The district court may require certain conditions be met to protect the alleged victim before issuing a stay of the protective order.

         History: En. Sup. Ct. Ord. Mar. 19, 1998, eff. April 1, 1998.

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