Appellate Law

What is Appellate Law?

Appellate law is the process by which court cases are reviewed in a specialized court. Every legal case begins with a trial, either criminal or civil in nature.

When a final judgment is made or the case is dismissed, any party that is unsatisfied with the outcome of the case may file an appeal. The appeal court does not hear new evidence or retry cases; rather, these courts review the lower court judgment to determine whether proper procedures were followed and if the proper laws and penalties were applied.

In some cases, an appellate court may clarify the interpretation of statutes as they apply to the original trial, and in other cases, a new trial may be granted or conviction overturned.

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Protecting Your Rights on Appeal in Illinois & Michigan

 

Filing an appeal comes with its own unique set of difficulties and challenges, and it can be just as serious a legal matter as any. Lewarchik Law LLC can be of invaluable assistance with such matters.

Specializing in appellate law, David Lewarchik is a reliable source of legal assistance in Illinois, Michigan, and nationwide. Regardless of the circumstances of your case, we are confident in our ability to expedite matters and help you attain a better outcome.

Civil or criminal appeal cases can be extremely complex affairs, and unfortunately, errors in judgment do occur. Not every decision handed down by a court will be fair or just, and there is also the possibility that the circumstances of an appeal case may change at a moment’s notice.

Whether you are the defendant or the plaintiff, you are well within your rights to file an appeal if you wish to contest the court’s decision. However, you will need appropriate legal representation to file an appeal that is likely to be considered.

With the assistance of an appeal lawyer who specializes in appellate law and post-conviction petitions, you have a much better chance of a successful appeal, and possibly a more favorable final resolution to your case.

Mr. Lewarchik has years of experience in this specific branch of the legal industry, having worked as an appellate judicial clerk, an appellate staff attorney, and an appeal lawyer at different junctions throughout his career.

Having provided legal representation to a variety of clients including doctors, insurance companies, injured patients, and criminal defendants, Mr. Lewarchik knows first-hand the work involved pursuing an appeal.

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Our Unique Approach to Appellate Law

Our firm approaches every case with a focus on integrity, legal advocacy, and understanding. Filing an appeal can be a stressful process, so our highly skilled staff is ready to assist clients every step of the way.

Lewarchik Law LLC is a leading appeal law firm. Mr. Lewarchik is a former judicial appeal clerk, giving him unique insights into not only how appeal laws work, but also how they are made.

Lewarchik Law LLC is dedicated to helping you navigate the complex processes involved in successfully securing an appeal in court.

What is Appellate Law?

Appellate law is the process by which court cases are reviewed in a specialized court. Every legal case begins with a trial, either criminal or civil in nature.

When a final judgment is made or the case is dismissed, any party that is unsatisfied with the outcome of the case may file an appeal. The appeal court does not hear new evidence or retry cases; rather, these courts review the lower court judgment to determine whether proper procedures were followed and if the proper laws and penalties were applied.

In some cases, an appellate court may clarify the interpretation of statutes as they apply to the original trial, and in other cases, a new trial may be granted or a conviction may be overturned.

How Can Lewarchik Law LLC Help?

Civil and criminal appeals can be extremely complex legal affairs, and unfortunately, errors in judgment during the original trial do occur. Not every decision handed down by a court will be fair or just, and there is also the possibility that the circumstances of an appeal may change at a moment’s notice.

New witnesses may come forth and new evidence may come to light, necessitating a re-evaluation of the case and possibly a revision — or even a reversal — of the original ruling.

Regardless of your circumstances, Mr. Lewarchik's qualifications will maximize your chances of success. His work as an appeal lawyer has set numerous legal precedents, the most notable of which is the unanimous overturning of the appellate court in Bell v. Hutsell, 955 N.E.2d 1099 (2011). He brings his focus and commitment into ensuring the delivery of the highest quality appellate legal services possible.

In addition to Mr. Lewarchik's expert appellate law services, Lewarchik Law LLC also offers post-conviction relief.

Call (312) 500-8115 to learn how we can help you file a civil or criminal appeal.

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How Can Lewarchik Law Help?

Civil and criminal appeals can be extremely complex legal affairs, and unfortunately, errors in judgment during the original trial do occur. Not every decision handed down by a court will be fair or just, and there is also the possibility that the circumstances of an appeal may change at a moment’s notice.

New witnesses may come forth and new evidence may come to light, necessitating a re-evaluation of the case and possibly a revision–or even a reversal–of the original ruling.

Under these circumstances, appeal lawyer Mr. Lewarchik is the most reliable source of appeals legal assistance in the Illinois and Michigan areas. Regardless of your circumstances, Mr. Lewarchik's qualifications will maximize your chances of success on appeal.

As the head of Lewarchik Law LLC, Mr. Lewarchik brings to the firm a thorough grasp and keen insight into the numerous aspects of appellate law. As an appeal lawyer, Mr. Lewarchik has years of experience in this specific branch of the legal industry, having worked as an appellate judicial clerk, an appellate staff attorney for the court of appeals, and an appeal lawyer in private practice at different junctions throughout his career.

Having provided legal representation to a variety of clients including doctors, insurance companies, injured patients, and even criminal defendants, Mr. Lewarchik knows first-hand of the work involved in pursuing an appeal.

Contact Lewarchik Law today by calling or by contacting us via our online contact form for more information about how we can help you file a civil or criminal appeal.

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