Cases do not always go the way you expect or hope. When you receive a judgment that you believe to be made in error, you have the right to file an appeal with the appellate court in Maryland. Karen D. Amos has extensive experience as an appellate lawyer and can help you put together an effective case.
How the Appellate Court Works
There are two levels of appeals courts in Maryland: the Court of Special Appeals (intermediate appellate court) and the Court of Appeals (the highest court). The purpose of an appeal is to ensure the trial court did not make a legal error throughout the trial process. In a successful appeal, the appellate judges may reverse the trial court decision. Appeals may also result in a partial or entirely new trial.
Are you considering appealing a case? Even if you are not 100 percent sure that your case will win the appeal, it is important to contact an appellate lawyer immediately. These appeals have deadlines that may be as short as 10 days after the original ruling. The sooner you begin the process of appealing, the better.