The decision of a court or judge is made in the form of an order. A court
may issue an order after a motion of a party requesting the order, or
the court itself may issue an order on its own discretion. An appealable
order is an order that a party can appeal. Which orders are appealable
and which are not is generally outlined in a state's statutes. For
example, orders granting new trial, orders granting preliminary injunctions
and orders modifying spousal or child support are appealable. Non-appealable
orders include discovery orders and orders granting or denying continuances.
When an order is not appealable, the court can generally review it when
a final judgment is appealed.
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