Sumter, SC asked in Family Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Child Custody for South Carolina

Q: How soon can I file an appeal for family court after the first hearing? Judge made decision but haven't received final.

1 Lawyer Answer
Brittany Holmes
Brittany Holmes
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Okatie, SC
  • Licensed in South Carolina

A: Was your first hearing a final hearing or a temporary hearing? If it was a temporary hearing you cannot file an appeal, unfortunately. The good news, however, is that you still have a chance at a favorable outcome in the next hearing so try not to worry too much.

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