Appealing A Family Court Ruling In Illinois
Many people who go through the divorce process are not happy with the final outcome. In some cases, however, there may actually be grounds to reverse a judge’s ruling. Like with other appeals, however, overturning a previous ruling is a challenging task.
Working with the right attorneys is essential to determining if you have grounds for a family law-related appeal here in Illinois. At Boyle Feinberg Sharma, you can count on our more than 30 years of legal experience in all different types of family law and divorce disputes to help you determine the best way to handle an appeal.
Do You Have Grounds For An Appeal?
Determining whether you have a chance at overturning a previous ruling or being granted another trial is a difficult task that will require a large amount of supporting evidence. Some common grounds for family law appeals include:
- Assets were mischaracterized during the property division process;
- Your lawyer failed to properly represent your interests;
- A judge went outside the bounds of the law in a ruling such as in determining child support or custody.
Our lawyers will start by thoroughly examining court transcripts and any evidence used during your original divorce proceedings. After reviewing your case, we will discuss with you the next steps. While we will be extremely thorough in our work, if we do not believe moving forward with an appeal is in your best interests, we will advise you of that.
Get The Right Representation On Your Side
Our founders, Janet E. Boyle and Joy M. Feinberg, are respected in the legal community and by former clients for their comprehensive knowledge of family law matters, ability to get workable solutions and providing high-quality client service. When dealing with complex appellate law issues, there are few firms in Chicago or the state better equipped to help you.
To schedule a consultation, please contact us online or call 312-376-8860 or 847-394-3940.