I live in the state of Mississippi, Leakesville, Greene County. I just left civil court where the judge ruled in favor of my mother, that she did not sell me a car that I have owned for over a year. They lied in court, had never gave me any paper work then resold my car. The judge did not even look at my evidence, sworn affidavits and text messages and witnesses testimonies. I feel that I had an unfair trial. And the judge did say that Melton Everitte illegally sold me the vehicle and that in his opinion he would have to pay me back the $2,000.00. But I was have to proceed in a different court. Can I appeal this decision and ask that the district attorney take over the case due to my father committing fraud? I also feel that if I had a chance to prove my case that the outcome of the title ownership may have been ruled differently.
Prepare and file your small claims action. Read up on constructive trust. This way you claim the profit they made on the sale of the vehicle. Get atty.
You can probably appeal, but it may not be worth the cost of doing so. Additionally, you had your day in court before a disinterested third person, and lost. It is not any more likely that you will win in the appellate court. Many appeals courts give a great deal of deference to the earlier decision.
It does sound like they gave you the benefit of the doubt as to part of this, but could not rule in your favor, perhaps due to jurisdictional issues.
If you intend to challenge this, you will need to find a lawyer, right away. You have a very limited time to file an appeal and that clock is literally running, as we speak.
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