FAQS – Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS) About Appellate Law
Appellate law practice is confusing, even to many lawyers, so it is normal for people to have many questions about appeals. Many of the questions we are commonly asked have been turned into articles on our blog. The following information is provided to answer some of the frequently asked questions about appellate law practice. (NOTE: this is a new section of our website and we have not yet finished posting answers to most of these questions. If you see your question below and it is not yet hyperlinked to its answer, please feel free to use our Contact form to email us your question directly.)
- What is an appeal?
- How long do I have to file an appeal?
- What forms have to be filed to start the appeals process? (blog post)
- What happens if I miss the deadline for filing Notice of Appeal?
- Should I hire an appellate lawyer or should I have my trial lawyer handle my appeal?
- How much does an appeal cost?
- How long does an appeal take?
- Can I file an appeal before my case is over?
- Can I provide the court with new evidence for my appeal?
- Which appellate court will decide my case?
- Who will be the judge on my appeal?
- What happens if I lose the appeal?
- What happens if I win the appeal?
If you did not see the answer to your question here, please make sure to review the posts on our Blog to see if your legal issue has been discussed there. If you are a potential client seeking a new lawyer on appeal, please visit our Appeals page to learn more about the appellate process in Alabama or go directly to our Contact page to talk to us about your case.
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