Appellate law is an area of law focused on challenging prior rulings by a judge to a higher court. The actions of trial counsel as well as the decisions of the judge all have a determination on whether an appeal is appropriate in the case. Therefore, it is critical to have the representation of a firm who is experienced in both litigation and appellate practice during all stages of litigation.
Final Decision Appeals
These appeals are the most common type of appeal. They occur after a judge has entered a final judgment in a case. However, a final judgment can take on many different forms:
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These appeals are rare, as they occur while a case is still ongoing.
The idea behind an interlocutory appeals is that the case would be decided differently if the interlocutory review is not completed before the trial is concluded.
Types of issues that are available for an interlocutory appeal are:
At Bitman, O’Brien and Morat, PLLC, we strive to achieve the best outcome for you. Our firm has the luxury of both litigation and appellate attorneys working together in the same firm which help insures that all potential appellate issues are identified and preserved while the case is still in trial. Call us today at 407-815-3110 to consult with an appellate lawyer about your options.
Since the process of filing an appeal can be extremely complex, you’ll want to involve an appellate lawyer who knows the ins and outs of appellate law. Contact us to schedule a consultation with an appellate lawyer to explore all your options.
Interlocutory appeals are more limited since they take place while a case is still ongoing. They involve a petition to an appellate court to challenge a court order and seek a ruling of an issue that affects matters pending and at issue in the underlying case.
Final decision appeals are the most common type of appeals. They take place after a judge has entered a final judgment in a case.
Appellate law focuses on challenging prior rulings by a judge to a higher court. In other words, if you receive an unfavorable outcome in court, you still have legal options for a review of the decision.
An appeal serves as a request to a higher court to review the decision of a lower court. If the appeal is granted, the decision of the lower court may be reversed (in whole or in part). If denied, the lower court’s decision will stand.