Civil Practice Law & Rules 5511
CPLR 5511: Permissible appellant and respondent
Permissible appellant and respondent
An aggrieved party or a person substituted for him may appeal from any appealable judgment or order except one entered upon the default of the aggrieved party. He shall be designated as the appellant and the adverse party as the respondent.
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