I am about to loose my kids and I want to file a paper with the S.F. courts of Appeals or any court for that matter I am looking to find out how much it would cost me to have a lawyer read over the paper I want to file, before I file it so I can get some feed back from some one who knows what they are doing.
The Family Law Facilitator at your Courthouse is to do such for free.
In my view, it is professionally irresponsible for a lawyer to facilitate an appeal which is baseless or infeasible to litigate self-represented.
If this is dependency court, you have a lawyer.
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You have a right to an automatic appeal if you are in Dependency Court. You should also have a lawyer appointed to assist you, and you will also have one for an appeal.
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To make sure the document is correctly aimed, the lawyer would most likely have to read the transcript of the trial and the papers filed by the County. It is not that simple. This is much like asking a doctor how much does it costs for him to watch you hold the scalpel and do your own surgery.
That all depends on who you contact. You're probably better off going to the self help center at one of your local courthouses. The staff there should be able to assist you.
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