Once a case has been decided by the trial judge, it is likely that one or both parties is unhappy with the outcome of the case. This is when the parties would consider an appeal. The appellate process has many technical requirements 和 nuances that need to be followed 和 understood. It is important to have an attorney that has experience, not only in family law 和 divorce as a practice area, 尤其是上诉工作.
Here at 伍德拉夫家庭法律组织 in 冰球突破豪华版试玩, we have attorneys that are experienced in h和ling appellate work. This ensures that each 和 every client we have whose case is appealed, 无论是我方当事人还是对方当事人, 有有这方面技能的律师吗, 知识, 和 experience to competently represent them at the appellate level. That specific type of experience is invaluable when it comes to appellate cases.
再一次, ……很重要。, 尤其是在这个层面上, to consult with an attorney with the 知识 和 experience to successfully h和le your case. This may also be the time to consider getting a second opinion on your case. 也许你的第一个律师干得不错, but has no experience at the North Carolina Court of Appeals or North Carolina Supreme Court. You want to make sure that the attorney you have when your case is appealed is one who can be successful. Below are more specific requirements concerning cases that are appealed after there has been a hearing or trial.
If there is a hearing or a trial in your case 和 one (or both) of the litigants is dissatisfied with the outcome, there may be an appeal to the North Carolina Court of Appeals in Raleigh. Time is critically important because the Notice of Appeal must be filed within 30 days of the entry of the trial judge's order. The Court of Appeals is a "paper review" of what happened in the trial court before three appellate judges in Raleigh. 你不能提供新的证据. Your attorney may be allowed a 30-minute oral argument.
After the review by the three judges at the North Carolina Court of Appeals, there may be an Appeal to the North Carolina Supreme Court in Raleigh 和 also a "paper review." Your attorney may also have a 30-minute oral argument at this level.
如你所见, the type of review given to cases at the appellate level is quite different than what happens at the trial court level. 然而, the progression that a case goes through from trial court all the way up to the North Carolina Supreme Court is important because each level builds on the level prior. The work done at the trial level is important when it comes to the North Carolina Court of Appeals because the record of the case at the trial level is going to be the record reviewed at the appellate level. Although your attorney may be allowed a short oral argument, the whole case is not going to get argued again at this level. This is why ……很重要。 to have a competent, 知识渊博的, 和 experienced attorney at your side for the entire process, 从第一步. Mistakes made early on in the case can snowball to jeopardize your appellate case.
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