Can I Get Bail While My California Criminal Case is on Appeal?

Bail is a form of conditional release. By posting bail, a person facing criminal charges can secure their release while their case is still pending. […]

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How Do Stays Pending Appeal in California Affect Family Law Cases?

When a family law court renders a decision, the losing party has the right to file an appeal. Family law appeals in California are notoriously […]

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Washington State Appeal Deadlines for Criminal Convictions and Civil Judgments

It can take a long time to go through a full trial—and it is extremely frustrating to end up on the wrong side of the […]

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Can a Restraining Order in Washington be Appealed?

Under the Washington law (Chapter 26.50 RCW), a court can impose a restraining order. An Ex Parte Order (emergency order) can be put into place […]

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Guilty Verdict in Washington: What are Your Options?

Being arrested and charged with a crime is stressful, frightening, and all-around overwhelming. Of course, you have a right to protect yourself against a false […]

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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.

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