How Many Times Can You Appeal a Case in Washington State?

Appellate law is important. It helps to ensure that the legal system functions fairly and justly by providing a means for individuals to challenge and […]

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Can the Prosecution Appeal After a Not Guilty Verdict in California?

Navigating the criminal justice system can be overwhelming and stressful. Being arrested and charged with a crime can turn your life upside down. It is […]

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What to Know When Appealing a Restraining Order in California

Domestic violence is a significant problem. According to data cited by the Central California Family Crisis Center, reports that approximately 23% of women and 14% […]

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Do You Need Permission to Appeal a Civil Case?

An appeal offers a chance for a party to take action to rectify a material legal error or misapplication of the law by a trial […]

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What are the Grounds for Appealing a Conviction in Michigan?

Arrests happen. According to data from the Michigan State Police Criminal Justice Information Center, there were more than 600,000 criminal offenses recorded in the state […]

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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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