After July 1, 1998, a judgment in a dispossessory case must be appealed within seven (7) days from the date the judgment is entered by the court. Once appealed, the case will be placed on the court`s next calendar for a nonjury hearing. If a jury trial is desired it must be requested within thirty (30) days from the filing of the appeal. It is wise to consult an attorney when considering an appeal. Until July 1, 1998, a appeal must be filed within ten (10) days.