Palm Bay, FL asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Criminal Law for Florida

Q: I must appeal my criminal case ASAP. Whats my very first step, pre-attorney?

3 Lawyer Answers
Keith Upson
Keith Upson
Answered
  • Appeals & Appellate Lawyer
  • Naples, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Google. There are literally dozens of qualified criminal appellate attorneys in Florida you would be happy to give you a free initial consultation. Google them, and call around.

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Ocala, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Get a lawyer, you are on the clock...

Nicholas J. Dorsten
Nicholas J. Dorsten
PREMIUM
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Clearwater, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You need to put in a notice of appeal as soon as possible. There is a very limited amount of time to do so. In addition to the notice of appeal, there are multiple other motions/orders you may need to file with the state including court reporter designations, motions for costs, etc.

Appeals are very complicated, research intensive and time consuming. I seriously recommend you hire an appeal lawyer near you.

Good luck

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