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Rule 356. Time for Filing Cost Bond


(a) Whenever a bond for costs on appeal is required, the bond shall be filed with the clerk within thirty days after the date of judgment or order overruling motion for new trial; but the trial judge may, for good cause shown, extend such time for not exceeding thirty days additional.

(b) The affidavit in lieu of bond shall be filed not more than twenty days after such judgment or order.

Source: Arts. 2253, 2258.

Change: The time for filing cost bond on appeal is made uniform in all cases and in all courts.

Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941.


March 31, 1941, eff. Sept. 1, 1941

Oct. 10, 1945,eff. Feb. 1, 1946

March 19, 1957, eff. Sept. 1, 1957

July 22, 1975, eff. Jan. 1, 1976

June 10, 1980, eff. Jan. 1, 1981

Repealed by order of April 10, 1986, eff. Sept. 1, 1986