You give some facts, but not enough to help make any determination. Were you represented at trial? If not, it is hard to know whether you did what you needed to preserve these issues for appeal. Finally, it appears that you are asking whether you could appeal yourself. Appeals are very expensive, and they are very complicated - so much so that some practicing lawyers have a tough time with them and will get them to attorneys who know appeals. I would not suggest that a nonlawyer try to take up an appeal.
You can reach our offices directly at (515) 288-6041. The comments listed here are of a general nature and should not be understood to create a formal attorney-client relationship -- that is, I am not, and I cannot give you legal advice here. I am licensed in Iowa and to become your attorney, I need to understand the particular facts and circumstances of your legal question.
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