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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Can You Appeal a Defamation Case?

False statements can cause serious harm to an individual, business, or organization. In some cases, these types of statements may even be legally actionable on […]

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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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