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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Federal Crimes for Washington on
Q: How can I find a Lawyer to help my son, who is incarcerated, write his brief for appeal court?

My son need a Lawyer that will help him was appeal brief, so he can get an appeal. The family is will to give a fee for this service.

Stan Glisson
Stan Glisson answered on Jun 10, 2019

There are many lawyers around the state who specialize in appeals. I highly recommend Jeremy Morris, but full disclosure he is my law partner.

You should be able to find appellate lawyers with a quick search.

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Real Estate Law for Washington on
Q: Our Condominium Association is violating a WA State Appellate Court ruling. Who would I see to enforce the ruling?

New Condominium owner is being forced to pay for a new roof on the condominium he is buying. The Appellate Court ruled the Condominium cannot charge the owner for repairs to the Condo roof without an amendment to the Condominium Declaration. That has not happened yet. Do I have any recourse... Read more »

Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
Ali Shahrestani, Esq. answered on Dec 26, 2018

It depends on the terms of your HOA agreement, including the CCRs, as well as the facts surrounding the roof issue. You must first determine whether there is a breach of contract. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for Washington on
Q: Is there a way that an offender could be sentenced with an offender score of 2 when he has absolutely no prior adult or

juvenile convictions of any kind and if no, can the offender appeal the sentence 7 years into his 15 year sentence?

Stan Glisson
Stan Glisson answered on Mar 1, 2018

If there were more than one count, each counts against the others as points. So for example, if a defendant pleads guilty to three separate felony counts in one case, her offender score is 2.

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Washington on
Q: where do I find a pro bono attorney for criminal appeals for washington state
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 18, 2015

The appellate division of the public defender's office is probably what you need.

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Washington on
Q: how long does the court of appeals have to make a decision on a vehicle seizure case.
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Sep 20, 2015

It depends upon many factors. All you have given here is a question about how long. Appellate Courts usually take a very long time to decide cases.

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