Our Hawaii federal appeals lawyer has extensive experience in navigating the appeals process and fighting for the rights of our clients. Whether you are dealing with a conviction for a white-collar crime or drug offense, we can build a compelling case on your behalf.

Don’t let a criminal conviction or sentence define your future. Contact us today to schedule a and discover how we can help you defend your rights in federal appeals court.

Hawaii Federal Crime Rates and Appeals

Do you feel that Hawaii’s federal criminal justice system is unjustly targeting you or your loved one? Understanding the specific statistics surrounding federal crimes and appeals in Hawaii is critical to fighting against a system that may seem stacked against you.

According to the 2021 Federal Sentencing Statistics, in the fiscal year 2021, there were 168 federal criminal cases in Hawaii, making up 0.3% of all cases.

Of these cases:

  • 167 were felonies and one was a misdemeanor
  • 161 individuals entered a plea of guilty, while seven went to trial
  • 30 federal appeals were filed

Understanding the statistics surrounding federal crimes and appeals is an important aspect of navigating the appeals process in Hawaii.

By knowing the trends and patterns of federal convictions and appeals in the state, you can better understand the legal landscape and make informed decisions about your case.

Helpful Federal Appeals Resources in Hawaii

Several resources are available to individuals seeking federal appeals assistance in Hawaii.

Hawaii Law Libraries

Various law libraries throughout Hawaii, such as the University of Hawaii at Manoa Law Library and the Hawaii State Law Library, offer free access to legal resources, including information on federal appeals. Patrons can use these libraries to research their cases and seek guidance from knowledgeable staff.

United States Courts Website

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

What types of cases can be appealed in federal court?

Any federal case—criminal or civil—can be appealed in federal court. This includes cases involving immigration, bankruptcy, intellectual property, and many other areas of law.

How long do I have to file a federal appeal in Hawaii?

The deadline to file a federal appeal in Hawaii is generally 14 days after the entry of the judgment or order being appealed. However, this deadline may vary depending on the circumstances of your case.

What happens during a federal appeal?

During a federal appeal, the higher court will review the lower court’s decision and determine whether any legal errors were made. The parties will submit written briefs and may also participate in oral arguments before the appeals court.

How long does a federal appeal take?

The length of a federal appeal can vary widely depending on the case’s complexity and the appeals court’s workload. Some appeals may be resolved in months, while others can take years.

Do I need an attorney for my federal appeal?

Hiring an experienced attorney to handle your federal appeal is highly recommended. The appeals process is complex and requires a thorough understanding of federal law and court procedures. An attorney can provide invaluable guidance and representation to help you achieve the best possible outcome in your case.

Appeal With Confidence — Contact Our Hawaii Appellate Lawyers

If you are looking to appeal a federal conviction in Hawaii, it is crucial to seek experienced legal representation. At Elizabeth Franklin-Best, we are dedicated to fighting on your behalf to achieve the best possible outcome.

Our team of experienced attorneys understands the gravity of your situation and will work closely with you to build a compelling case. We will gather evidence, craft persuasive arguments, and highlight any legal errors or injustices that may have occurred in your case.

We believe in advocating for our clients every step of the way and will keep you informed throughout the entire appeals process. With our guidance and expertise, you can have confidence in your case and fight for justice.

Don’t hesitate to contact us today to schedule a consultation and discover how we can help you with your federal appeal in Hawaii.