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Appellate Law

Appealing a judgment or sentence can be a confusing and complex process.  The appeals process is fraught with deadlines and complex procedural rules that must be strictly followed.  Our law firm can help you navigate the appellate rules and procedures. 

 

Contacting an appellate attorney as soon as possible after an unfavorable ruling is critical.  It is of the utmost importance that you begin the appellate process with an attorney right away so you don’t lose out on your chance to appeal.

 

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Recent News

8-6-18: Daniel Rothman showed that an investigating officer had not spoken to numerous witnesses on an alleged Felony assault causing serious injury. After contacting other witnesses, recorded statements were given by the defense to the state. Instead of a likely win at trial, the client decided to take an offer from the state to plead to 2 simple misdemeanors and get a deferred judgment. This will lead to the whole case being expunged instead of the possible five year prison sentence the client was facing.

 

7-27-18: Daniel Rothman argued a motion to suppress alleging that the officer had no reasonable grounds to detain a driver for field sobriety tests. The Court agreed and granted the motion to suppress. The OWI charge as well as the child endangerment charges must be dismissed due to the Court’s ruling. The DOT must reinstate the client’s driving privileges and take the OWI off their driving record.

 

6-7-18: Daniel Rothman’s client was alleged to have committed more than 15 felony level burglaries. After dealing with the case for several months, the client was able to avoid convictions of any kind.

 

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Recent Blog Posts

Child Support and Changes in Custodial Care
August 06 2018
Our office fields many calls regarding child support. Everything from beginning to end. My least favorite calls are the parent who took in their child when the custodial parent was unable or unwilling to do so...