Top Cottondale, AL Appellate Lawyers Near You

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  • Campbell Partners

    Appellate Lawyers | Tuscaloosa Office | Serving Cottondale, AL

    Appellate Lawyers | Tuscaloosa Office | Serving Cottondale, AL

  • Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C.

    Appellate Lawyers | Tuscaloosa Office | Serving Cottondale, AL

    Appellate Lawyers | Tuscaloosa Office | Serving Cottondale, AL

  • Wilson F. Green LLC

    Appellate Lawyers | Tuscaloosa Office | Serving Cottondale, AL

    Appellate Lawyers | Tuscaloosa Office | Serving Cottondale, AL

  • Rosen Harwood, PA

    Appellate Lawyers | Tuscaloosa Office | Serving Cottondale, AL

    Appellate Lawyers | Tuscaloosa Office | Serving Cottondale, AL

  • Sirote & Permutt, P.C.

    Appellate Lawyers | Tuscaloosa Office | Serving Cottondale, AL

    Appellate Lawyers | Tuscaloosa Office | Serving Cottondale, AL

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Civil Case Appeals

If you’ve been found liable or at fault in a civil trial you may have the right to appeal the judge or jury’s decision. This is a tricky process that its usually handled by a Cottondale attorney skilled in this particular field of law.

Civil Appellate Lawyers

A Civil Appellate Lawyer will review your first court case to determine whether a mistake was made that would render the first outcome unjust. The appeal is not a retrial, but rather a review of the procedure and law practiced during the first case.

You may be able to fight a judgment without filing an appeal by way of a Motion. Common motions include the motion for reconsideration, application for renewal, motion for new trial, and motion to vacate or set aside the judgment. The laws and rules in your area may vary.

Best Time to Seek Legal Help

No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.

What to Expect from an Initial Consultation

  • Seek to determine whether the attorney can represent you. There is no one-size-fits-all legal solution and it may turn out your needs are better served by an attorney in a different specialization.
  • It’s important to find a legal ally who is both competent in the law and someone you can trust to protect your interests.
  • Discuss how the practice’s billing works and discuss possible additional charges or fees that may arise during or after the resolution of your case.

An attorney consultation should provide you with enough information so that you can make an informed decision on whether to proceed with legal help.

Does firm size matter?

For most consumer legal issues, the size of the practice is much less important than the experience, competence, and reputation of the attorney(s) handling your case. Among the most important factors when choosing an attorney are your comfort level with the attorney or practice and the attorney’s track record in bringing about quick, successful resolutions to cases similar to yours.

Common legal terms explained

Plaintiff – a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.

Judgment – A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.

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