§ 15-8-24. Appeals.
(a) An appeal in all cases may be taken by the defendant, the mother or her personal representative, or the public welfare official from any final order or judgment of the family court, upon an action commenced under this chapter, directly to the supreme court within thirty (30) days after the entry of the order of judgment.
(b) No appeal shall operate as a stay of execution unless the defendant shall give the security provided for under § 15-8-20, and further security to pay the costs of the appeal.
(P.L. 1979, ch. 185, § 2; P.L. 1988, ch. 84, § 67.)