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Staying Execution of the Judgment Pending Appeal
General Rule: In most cases, Rule 62 provides an automatic stay of execution for 30 days following the entry of judgment.
Supersedeas Bond: To stay the judgment pending an appeal, the party against whom the judgment was entered must post a supersedeas bond in the amount of 125% of the judgment (150% if the judgment is $10,000 or less) and have the bond approved by the clerk of the trial court.