Q: I would like to speak to someone regarding a pro bono appeal attorney. I am extremely unfamiliar with legal issues.
I'm really not sure where to start. Thank you. Mindy Myers
It would be best for a Michigan attorney to advise you, but it is important for you to learn sooner than later that this is not an attorney referral service. It is only a Q & A board. Time is of the essence in virtually any type of appeal, so it would be better for you to start making phone calls or online inquiries regarding your matter without losing further time awaiting a response here. Without knowing what your matter involves, keep in mind that deadlines to appeal are generally in the order of DAYS as a general rule in all jurisdictions, whether your forum provides for 20 days, 30 days, or other period (a Michigan attorney should be able to tell you). Also, the factors that make for a viable appeal tend to be limited. You could try to contact Michigan legal aid organizations, but appeals are generally not a staple of such entities. They tend to work more with matters of family law, immigration, criminal, collection, for financially distressed individuals. This could only be compounded by the current health crisis. Speak with a Michigan attorney and see if you could learn with a free or minimal investment consult whether your matter is viable for appealing. An experienced attorney might be able to tell after a brief conversation, and that could govern the rest of your approach. There is no need to include personal information in future posts. Good luck,
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