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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_1 > GS_1-186

§1‑186.  Exceptions to decision of court.

(a)        For the purposes ofan appeal, either party may except to a decision on a matter of law arisingupon a trial by the court within 10 days after the judgment, in the same mannerand with the same effect as upon a trial by jury. Where the decision does notauthorize a final judgment, but directs further proceedings before a referee orotherwise, either party may except thereto, and make a case or exception asabove provided in case of an appeal.

(b)        Either party desiringa review, upon the evidence appearing on the trial of the questions of law, mayat any time within 10 days after the judgment, or within such time as isprescribed by the rules  of the court, make a case or exceptions in like manneras upon a trial by jury, except that the judge in settling the case mustbriefly specify the facts found by him, and his conclusions of law. (C.C.P.,s. 242; Code, s. 418; Rev., s. 542; C.S., s. 570.)