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Best Practices for Taking Appeals in Custody and Abuse Cases Mobile App

The Best Practices for Taking Appeals in Custody and Abuse Cases mobile app covers State Court Appeals, Building the Record, Educating the Court, Post Trial Motions, Rules for Appellate, Supreme Court Appeals, Drafting the Cert Petition, Increasing National Attention to Your Case and Items Through Out the Case to ensure you remember the client. You can receive an automated emailed CVS of your submission.

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    Identify and raise on the record federal constitutional issues, such as due process.

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    Make oral and written objections in a timely fashion.

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    Request that the judge provide clear reasoning for adverse rulings.

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    Do not engage in “off‐the‐record” commentary; put exchanges “on the record.

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    Use a court reporter (or at least a court recording) at all times.

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    Be especially mindful of the due process issues of ex parte communications and rights to notice ...

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    Cite to case law and other legal authorities frequently.

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    Use expert witnesses to refute unsound theories or other faulty data, such as parental alienatio...

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    File “Brandeis” briefs at the trial level to enhance the court’s knowledge of your issues.

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    1. Post‐trial motions (for clarification, reconsideration, to alter/amend judgment) can capture l...

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    Remember filing deadlines for post‐trial motions!

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    Consider filing motions for a stay in trial court and appellate court to prevent the adverse dec...

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    File notices of appeal on time (often 30 days but not always).

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    Research final judgment rule and mootness in your jurisdiction.

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    Stay motions may be require in both trial and appellate court.

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    Do not duplicate or distribute without the written permission of DV LEAP.

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    Only 1% of all cert petitions are granted.

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    A.

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    The cert petition must articulate to the Supreme Court why it needs to take (1) this issue, (2) ...

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    The Supreme Court seeks to maintain uniformity over federal law across the country.

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    KEY: Present a compelling conflict of authorities or unsettled question of federal law that the ...

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    Educate the court about the national importance of the question presented and the fundamental in...

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    Persuasively argue that this particular case is a good vehicle for deciding the legal issue beca...

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