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Appeals

An appeal is when someone who loses a case asks an Appellate Court, a higher court, to review the decision and change it. Appeals are hard and have strict rules and deadlines. Learn about the process to get started.

Appeals Basics
Read this section to learn about the appeal process. Find links to information on the steps of an appeal.

Things to Think About Before Appealing
Appeals are hard and can take a lot of time, effort and money. Read this section first when deciding if you should file an appeal.

Which Appeals Court
Where you file your appeal depends on which court made the decision you want to change. Learn where to go to file your appeal.

Appeals Resources
Helpful links to publications, websites and forms to help with the appeal process.

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