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After a Decision is Issued

How many grounds can I include in my appeal?

You can base the appeal on one or many grounds. If you are writing your own appeal, you will want to include as many grounds, or reasons, as you can think of with the hope that the appeals court will agree with at least one of the grounds that you include. If you fail to include a ground for appeal in your paperwork, then you may not be able to argue that ground later as a reason to reverse the trial court judge’s decision.

Appeals can be complicated and time consuming. If you have questions about whether or not you have grounds to appeal your case, you should talk to a lawyer. You can find more information at Do I need a lawyer to appeal my case?