Reidsville, NC asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Criminal Law for North Carolina

Q: What if the court of appeals reversed the superior courts decision . Whats the next step.

1 Lawyer Answer
Bill Powers
Bill Powers
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina


In large measure, it depends on what the Court of Appeals Orders. It may send it back to the Superior Court (or District Court if a Family Law legal matter) for further findings. It may result in a re-trial. It could result in the imposition of a Judgment and it could end up in the Supreme Court for further review.

It's frankly pretty complicated. A LOT of different things can happen.

One would have to assume lawyers were involved. Probably makes sense to talk to them, as they'd be better able to go into the specifics.

But, that's really a great question. Haven't seen that one on Justia yet!

Best of luck to you.

Bill Powers

NC Criminal Defense Attorney

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