In the fiscal year of 2017-18, there were 21,178 filings in Florida’s District Courts of Appeal, comprising 1,188 family cases. The State of Florida District Courts of Appeal primarily review decisions rendered by a trial court to determine whether the decisions are based upon competent substantial evidence, comply with the law, contain harmfurl errors or reflect and abuse of judicial discretion.
When considering whether to appeal a Florida a family law order, it is essential to understand whether the decision is a “final order” or a “non-final order.”
If you believe a decision has been entered in your case that does not comply with the law, contains harmful errors or the like and you wish to appeal, you will need the help of a knowledgeable and experienced attorney who is capable of handling your appeal. Our in-depth knowledge of Florida family law, our trial court experience, and our appellate experience gives us an advantage in assisting our clients in this process.
Fournier Law proudly serves clients throughout Florida.
Here are some specific family law issues that may be appealed:
Just because your divorce decree, property division, or parenting plan has been entered by the trial court, that does not mean you cannot challenge the decision. If you have good cause to believe a family law judgment was wrongly or unfairly decided, it is very important to contact a knowledgeable attorney who handles appeals to protect your rights. Time is of the essence.
At Fournier Law, our experienced attorneys possess the comprehensive knowledge and understanding regarding how to handle family law appellate matters and our team will be able to navigate the appellate process. We will continue to fight for what is right for you and your family.
Regardless of the type of family law issue, our attorneys will strategize and fight compassionately to represent your interests on appeal. With our attorneys on your side, you can enhance your chances of getting the best possible outcome.