Tennessee Cases in the Court of Appeals

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Have you Had a Legal Matter Tried in Front of a Judge or Jury and Believe That the Result is Wrong? Brighter DaySM Law Can Discuss Your Options With You. 

Judges and juries do not always get things right. Sometimes they apply the wrong law. Sometimes the judge refuses to allow certain evidence which would change the outcome. What do you do? The Court of Appeals in Tennessee will review the evidence and legal conclusions made in the trial court to determine whether the matter was correctly handled. This is not a new trial and there are strict rules regarding how much time you have to ask for your case to be reviewed. Brighter DaySM Law has experienced appellate attorneys who can help you navigate the situation. It is imperative that you contact us as soon as you realize something went wrong. 

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Contact Brighter Day

To learn more about how we can help you, contact Brighter DaySM Law to schedule a case evaluation today. Our appellate attorneys will review your case. Based on the case specifics, we will let you know if we believe you have a good case to appeal. If so, we will discuss a plan for appealing your case to the Court of Appeals or seeking permission to have the case heard by the Tennessee Supreme Court. Please know that there are strict time constraints for these appeals. If a notice of appeal is not timely filed, you will be denied the opportunity to have your case reviewed. Do not delay. Contact our office today.

Frequently Asked Questions

What kinds of cases can I appeal?

In Tennessee, litigants have a right to appeal the ruling of a judge or jury in a State Trial Court of record to the Court of Appeals. The Notice of Appeal must be filed in the Court of Appeals within 30 days of the date the judgment of the Trial Court is entered. This is a hard and fast rule. On day 31, you no longer have the ability to have your case reviewed by the Court of Appeals. If you appeal your case to the Court of Appeals and are dissatisfied with the result, you may ask the Tennessee Supreme Court to review the decision of the Court of Appeals. There are also strict time constraints for this request. Few requests to the Tennessee Supreme Court for review of a decision by the Court of Appeals are granted. There are strict criteria for the type of case the Tennessee Supreme Court will hear. The lawyers at Brighter DaySM Law can help you decide if it is worth your time and money to pursue an appeal of your case. If you decide to move forward, the lawyers at Brighter DaySM Law have experience practicing at the appellate level.

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