Appeals

Appeals

Can I Appeal a Decision Before the Case is Over?

I sure hate to do this to you, but I’ve got to: “It all depends.” Most of the time, you have to wait until the end of a case to appeal a judge’s decision. This includes rulings that may have occurred along the way, even if they were decided long before the final decision. And it applies even if one

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How Does A Judge Decide an Appeal?

An appeal decision is not as straightforward as you might think. To illustrate the point, I need to point you to an area in which I am almost completely stupid: Football. I basically watch enough football to be dangerous. I don’t really understand what’s going on, but I know enough to be able to shout things at the television that

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Appeal Process: How Long Does an Appeal Take?

The entire appeal process in Arkansas can take as little as four months and up to two years. The four-month figure is not realistic, but it’s theoretically possible. It would require that everyone involved (appellant, appellee, court reporter, circuit clerk, trial court, Supreme Court clerk, and appeals court) handle their business immediately. This never happens. Appeal Process: After Trial Court

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Appellate Attorney | Should I Hire an Attorney for My Appeal?

Should I Hire an Appellate Attorney for My Appeal? The short answer is yes. I doubt you’re surprised by that answer. When is the last time, after all, that anyone heard of a lawyer turning down business? Truthfully, everything really doesn’t require a lawyer. Powers of attorney and (truly) uncontested divorces and simple wills can all be done without (or

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Appeal Procedure | How Do I File for an Appeal

There are two basic stages in an Arkansas lawsuit: Trial and Appeal. A trial is where you present the facts of your case to a judge, who will decide who wins. An appeal, however, is where you ask another judge to reverse the first judge’s decision because of a specific error that the first judge made. So if you want

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