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Tips for Making Your Case Appealable

Appeals By Harvey Binnall PLLC - 2018/01/09 at 09:25am

Litigators in the heat of battle are, understandably, focused on winning the trial. There are never any guarantees, however. The ABA has put together 10 great tips for giving your client the best chance, should the case end up in an appeals court. The article is here.

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Civil Appeals in the Supreme Court of Virginia

Appeals By Harvey Binnall PLLC - 2018/01/09 at 09:25am

The Supreme Court of Virginia is the court of last resort for most cases brought before Virginia state courts (the exception is that, on federal issues brought in state court, some parties can ask the Supreme Court of the United States to hear their case). For civil litigation cases, the Supreme Court of Virginia‚Äôs jurisdiction to hear an appeal is discretionary; the judges have to determine whether or not they will hear the case. Here is a brief overview of the appeal process in Virginia. After a case is finally decided in the circuit court (the trial court), the unsuccessful […]

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