Can You Present New Evidence in a Court Appeal?
Are you preparing to appeal an adverse verdict in a criminal case or a civil case? If so, it is imperative that you have a […]Read More
What do Appellate Judges Look for When Reviewing a Case?
Going through litigation is never easy. An adverse decision at the end of a trial can be especially frustrating to deal with. In many cases—both […]Read More
State Supreme Courts vs. U.S. Courts of Appeals: Who Holds the Upper Hand?
In the United States legal system, two types of federal courts play a crucial role in interpreting and applying the law – the State Supreme […]Read More
How Much Does it Cost to Appeal a Civil Case in California?
Did you receive an adverse verdict in a civil legal case in California? Whether you were the plaintiff or the defendant, you may be considering […]Read More
Can a Case Dismissed With Prejudice be Appealed?
Did you receive an adverse verdict in a civil, or family law, case? You may be considering filing an appeal—but what if your case was […]Read More
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The Appellate Approach
If you appeal a guilty verdict in a criminal case, the court does not always let you go free. You need a criminal appeals lawyer to request a stay on appeal. Your lawyer can request this stay at your sentencing hearing. This way you will not have to stay behind bars while the appeal is going on. Your lawyer will also try to overturn the wrongful conviction.