Appeal Bond Reform: S.B. 1212 (2011), A.R.S. § 12-2108
Limits the amount of an appeal bond to the lesser
Limits the amount of an appeal bond to the lesser of the total amount of damages awarded excluding punitive damages, 50% of the appellant’s net worth, or $25 million.
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