APPEALS: SUPERSEDEAS: CASH BOND MAY BE POSTED WITH CLERK OF COURT TO SUPERSEDE MONEY JUDGMENT: STATUTORY COURT REGISTRY FEE CHARGED BY CLERK OF COURT IS A TAXABLE APPELLATE COST

Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of South Florida v. Bermudez, ___ So. 3d ___, 40 Fla. L. Weekly D261 (Fla. 3d DCA January 21, 2015)

A defendant may supersede a money judgment during an appeal by posting a cash bond with the clerk of the court. If the defendant does so, the clerk is required to “charge a court registry fee based on a statutory formula.” This fee is a taxable, under Fla. R. App. P. 9.400(a)(4), as “other costs permitted by law.”

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