Appeals

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Divorce & Family Law Appeals

Newport Beach Divorce Attorneys

Even if you have a strong case, the courts may not always rule in your favor. However, you aren’t out of options if this happens. An experienced Newport Beach family law attorney can help you appeal a divorce, child custody, or other family law ruling.

However, you must act quickly. Depending on the circumstances of your case, you generally have only 60 days from the “Notice of Entry of Judgment” to file your appeal. For this reason, it is especially helpful to retain a Certified Family Law Specialist such as Attorney Mitzner, who can work to develop a strong case on your behalf with this limited time.


Are you considering appealing your divorce or child custody ruling? Contact The Law Offices of Marc E. Mitzner today for your free case evaluation.


What Are Grounds for Appealing a Divorce?

Generally speaking, you are not able to appeal a divorce judgment simply because you are unhappy with the results. However, you do have strong grounds for an appeal if you can prove that the judge made a mistake which affected the outcome of the case, referred to as a material legal error.

You may have grounds for an appeal if you can prove that the judge:

  • Disallowed valid evidence
  • Allowed evidence that should not have been admitted
  • Misinterpreted the law
  • Abused their discretion

In most cases, the appellate process can take between one and two years to complete. Once the appeal is upheld, the appellate court will often send the case back for retrial, thus extending the timetable even more. For this reason, it is crucial to consult with your Newport Beach family lawyer to make sure you have strong grounds for an appeal before you file.


Attorney Mitzner is a Certified Family Law Specialist with more than 20 years of experience. Call his firm today at 949.416.2057.


To Pursue Fair Results, Call 949.416.2057 Today.

After a lengthy divorce and child custody battle, the last thing most people want to do is bring the case back into court. However, if a judge made an incorrect ruling which impacts your life, you have a right to pursue justice. For a high standard of compassionate, knowledgeable counsel, turn to the Newport Beach family lawyer at the Law Offices of Marc E. Mitzner.

For more than two decades, Newport Beach family law Attorney Mitzner has proudly helped clients from all walks of life resolve their family law issues. He is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law, giving him a unique ability to handle even the most complex cases. When you retain his firm, you can expect compassionate counsel in the office, and aggressive representation in the courtroom.

To fight back against an unfair or unlawful judgment, call 949.416.2057.

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