- Will you handle my appeal?
- What is the most important initial consideration?
- Is the win-loss record of an appeals lawyer important?
- How much will my appeal cost?
- What will happen if I win, or lose, my appeal?
Trial is all about establishing the facts of your case. There is no opportunity to provide new facts on appeal. As a result, an insufficient factual showing at trial, either in quality or quantity, is very difficult to remedy on appeal.
The first step in pursuing an appeal in the Massachusetts Appeals Court is the timely filing of the Notice of Appeal.
The standard of review is the lens through which each issue on appeal is examined. It determines the degree of scrutiny the appellate court will apply when reviewing the lower court decision.
Not every case that can be appealed should be appealed. Litigants are entitled to a fair trial, though not necessarily a perfect one. Before investing more time, effort, and money challenging or defending an appeal - consider the following three common mistakes.
How does an appeals lawyer determine whether a case is worthy of appeal? While this topic consumes years of legal training and experience, there are three analytical steps that can explain the concept.