How much time is there typically to file an appeal after a divorce?

Asked almost 3 years ago - Lowell, MA

Should I talk to my lawyer beforehand, if I feel like that outcome is not going to be one I like?

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  1. Nicole C. Armstrong

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    Answered . The appeals process is very cumbersome and procedural. There are numerous specific steps that need to be taken and if not taken properly, could dismiss your appeal. It is advisable that you speak with your current counsel who can file a Notice of Appeal on your behalf following the issuance of the Judgment and then it is advisable that you seek the services of an appellate attorney who can proceed with the appeal.

    This response is for informational purposes only and not intended to be legal advice; nor is this answer intended... more
  2. Erik Hammarlund

    Contributor Level 18

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    Answered . Yes. If you have a lawyer it is always best to discuss possible outcomes with him or her.

    Do you want accurate, personalized, legal advice that you can rely on? You will have to hire an attorney, not ask... more

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