Whether you are appealing a criminal conviction, a civil case, or an administrative decision, we have the knowledge, skills, and resources to help you achieve a successful outcome. We understand that the appeals process can be overwhelming and complex, but we will guide you through each step and provide you with the guidance and support you need.
Don’t wait to take action. Contact a federal appeals lawyer from our team to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced Arkansas federal appeals lawyers. We are ready to fight for you and help you obtain the justice you deserve.
Arkansas Federal Crime Rates and Appeals
If you believe that Arkansas’s federal criminal justice system has negatively impacted your loved one, it’s important to learn about federal crime rates and appeals. By doing so, you can navigate the challenges you might encounter and work toward a positive outcome for your loved one.
According to the 2021 Federal Sentencing Statistics, in the fiscal year 2021, there were 731 federal criminal cases in Arkansas, making up 1.3% of all cases.
Of these cases:
- 627 were felonies, and 103 were misdemeanors
- 529 individuals entered a plea of guilty, while 202 went to trial
- No federal appeals were filed
By understanding these statistics, you can move forward with the appeals process with confidence.
Helpful Federal Appeals Resources in Arkansas
There are many resources available to those seeking help with their federal appeals in Arkansas.
Arkansas Law Libraries
In Arkansas, several law libraries, like the Young Law Library and the UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law Library, provide free access to legal resources, including federal appeals information. With knowledgeable staff available, patrons can research their cases and seek guidance at these libraries.
United States Courts Website
The United States Courts website provides information on the federal judiciary, including the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers Arkansas. The website offers resources such as court forms, rules, and procedures to help individuals better understand the federal appeals process and requirements.
Federal Inmate Search
The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) website offers a mobile-friendly search tool to help locate a specific inmate in their custody. By providing the inmate’s name or register number, you can access information such as their current location, release date, and contact information for the institution where they are housed. This resource can be especially helpful for loved ones searching for an incarcerated family member or friend.
Our Federal Appeals Practice Areas
At Elizabeth Franklin-Best, we understand that a federal conviction is life-changing. We are committed to providing comprehensive and effective legal representation in various federal appeals practice areas. Our team deeply understands the nuances of federal law and the complex appeals process.
Below are some of the areas our firm handles:
- Bank & mortgage fraud
- Drug trafficking
- Firearm convictions
- Healthcare fraud
- Hobbs Act & public bribery corruption
- Mail & wire fraud
- RICO & conspiracy
- Securities fraud
- Tax fraud
- White-collar crime
Our firm boasts a track record of successful representative cases for federal appeals cases in Arkansas. Our approach focuses on meticulous case analysis, exhaustive research, and persuasive argumentation, ensuring the best possible outcome for clients. If you have a case you want us to review, contact us today for an honest evaluation.
FAQ: Arkansas Federal Appeals
How long do I have to file a federal appeal in Arkansas?
The deadline for filing a federal appeal in Arkansas is generally 30 days from the date of the entry of the judgment or order being appealed. However, there may be exceptions and extensions available under certain circumstances.
Do I need a lawyer for a federal appeal in Arkansas?
It is highly recommended to have a lawyer for a federal appeal in Arkansas. The appeals process can be complex and challenging, and having an experienced attorney on your side can greatly improve your chances of success.
What is the appeals process like in Arkansas federal court?
The appeals process in Arkansas federal court involves filing a notice of appeal, submitting written briefs, and possibly participating in oral arguments before a panel of judges. The appellate court will then issue a written opinion that upholds, reverses, or remands the decision of the lower court. An experienced federal appeals lawyer can help you with this process.
Appeal With Confidence — Contact Our Arkansas Appellate Lawyers
Appeal your case with confidence by contacting our team of Arkansas appellate lawyers. The team at Elizabeth Franklin-Best has the knowledge, skills, and experience to navigate the appeals process and fight for your rights. Don’t let an unfavorable decision in the lower court stand – let us help you pursue justice and achieve a positive outcome.
Contact us today to schedule a free consultation and take the first step toward your appeal.