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California Federal Crime Rates and Appeals

Understanding federal crime rates and appeals can help you navigate potential obstacles and achieve a favorable outcome for your loved one impacted by California’s federal criminal justice system.

According to the 2021 Federal Sentencing Statistics, in the fiscal year 2021, there were 4,454 federal criminal cases in California, making up 7.7% of all cases.

Of these cases:

  • 4,281 were felonies, and 119 were misdemeanors
  • 4,407 individuals entered a plea of guilty, while 47 went to trial
  • 313 federal appeals were filed

By understanding these statistics, you can move forward with the appeals process with confidence.

Helpful Federal Appeals Resources in California

There are many resources available to those seeking help with their federal appeals in California.

California Law Libraries

California law libraries offer a wealth of legal resources to help with federal appeal cases. Get guidance from knowledgeable staff and access vital information to strengthen your case.

United States Courts Website

The United States Courts website provides information on the federal judiciary, including the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers California. 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:

Our firm boasts a track record of successful representative cases for federal appeals cases in California. 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: California Federal Appeals

What should I do if I believe that the federal criminal justice system has negatively impacted my loved one?

If you believe that your loved one has been adversely affected by California’s federal criminal justice system, it’s important to seek legal counsel from an experienced federal appeals lawyer who can help you understand the legal options available and take appropriate action.

Do I need an attorney for a federal appeal?

While it is possible to represent yourself in a federal appeal, it is highly recommended that you seek the guidance of an experienced federal appeals lawyer who can help you navigate the complex legal process.

What is the timeline for filing a federal appeal?

The timeline for filing a federal appeal varies depending on the type of case and the specific court. Generally, parties have 14 days of the conviction to file a notice of appeal.

Appeal With Confidence — Contact Our California Appellate Lawyers

Navigating the federal appeals process can be complex and overwhelming, but with the help of an experienced attorney, you can feel confident in your legal strategy. Elizabeth Franklin-Best has a team of seasoned appellate attorneys with knowledge and experience in handling federal appeals cases.

Contact us today to schedule a free consultation and get the legal guidance and support you need to achieve the best possible outcome for your case.