In Montana, you typically cannot file a motion for a new trial in district court and a notice of appeal on the same day in the same case. Filing a motion for a new trial generally extends the time for filing an appeal. The usual sequence involves filing a motion for a new trial within a specific...View More
"Moving the Court to Dismiss the appeal and remand to District Court" essentially means that the party (in this case, the Appellee) is requesting the court to end the appellate process and send the case back to the lower-level District Court for further consideration or action. This...View More
My husband was given a public defender when this whole criminal case started and then that public defender had to leave due to medical issues so he was issued another. She was informed of the first public defenders evidence that he believed could have had the case dismissed. It proved that the cops... View More
The key to any appeal is proving through the appellate record that a court made an error, that you “preserved” your right to complain about that error by timely and properly bringing the error to the attention of the trial judge, and that the error was “harmful” probably causing a different...View More
A Montana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. From your question asking for assistance in preparing a brief, it looks like you might be under the impression this is a law firm or legal services provider. This is only a Q & A forum, dealing with quick and...View More
And a lawsuit is filed against them, they don't show up to court because they are out of their mind and a judgment is placed against them, can they appeal now that they are sober and actually care about this no matter how long its been?? With doctors statements and later hospitalization and... View More
Go to their website and look at the dates of the cases that have recently been decided, to get an idea of how long it might take.
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