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How to Obtain a Stay of a Money Judgment Pending Appellate Review

Let’s say a money judgment has been entered against your client, and you want to prevent your opponent from executing on that judgment while your appeal is pending.  In most cases, the filing of a notice of appeal does not automatically stay the judgment.  See generally Fla. R. App. P. 9.310; but see Fla. R. App. P. 9.310(b)(2).  So what do you have to do to obtain a stay of the money judgment?  The answer to that question depends on the district in which you are located.

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