The truth is federal criminal appeals can be incredibly challenging and emotionally draining.

But the root cause of this pain is often the lack of proper representation in court. At Elizabeth Franklin-Best, we are experienced in federal appellate law and have a proven track record of success in handling even the most complex cases.

Let us help you gain the upper hand and achieve the justice you deserve. Our team of experienced federal appeals lawyers will provide you experienced representation and ensure that your rights are protected in court.

Contact us today to schedule a consultation and discover how we can help you achieve your legal goals.

Utah Federal Crime Rates and Appeals

Do you feel that Utah’s federal criminal justice system is unjustly targeting you or your loved one? Understanding the statistics surrounding federal crimes and appeals in Utah 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, Utah had 658 federal criminal cases, making up 1.1% of all cases.

Of these cases:

  • 645 were felonies and 13 were misdemeanors
  • 654 individuals entered a plea of guilty, while four went to trial
  • 16 federal appeals were filed

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

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 Utah

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

Utah Law Libraries

Various law libraries throughout Utah, such as the law library at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law and the State Law Library of Utah, 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 Utah. 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 Utah. 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: Utah Federal Appeals

What can I appeal in a federal criminal case in Utah?

You can appeal any legal errors or injustices that may have occurred during the trial, such as improper evidence, procedural mistakes, or incorrect legal instructions. It’s important to have an experienced appellate attorney review your case to determine if you have grounds for an appeal.

What happens during a federal criminal appeal in Utah?

During a federal criminal appeal in Utah, your appellate attorney will file a brief with the higher court, outlining the legal errors or injustices that occurred during the trial. The government will then have an opportunity to respond. The court may also schedule oral arguments, where both sides can present their case.

How long does a federal criminal appeal in Utah take?

The length of a federal criminal appeal in Utah can vary depending on the complexity of the case and the workload of the court. However, it’s important to note that appeals can take several months or even years to be resolved.

Why do I need an appellate attorney for my federal criminal appeal in Utah?

An appellate attorney has the knowledge and experience necessary to identify any legal errors or injustices that may have occurred during your trial. They can also craft persuasive arguments and present your case effectively to the higher court.

Appeal With Confidence — Contact Our Utah Appellate Lawyers

Appealing a federal conviction in Utah can be overwhelming, but at Elizabeth Franklin-Best, our legal team is here to guide you through the process. We work tirelessly to fight for your rights and build a strong case highlighting legal errors or injustices.

Don’t wait any longer to get the representation you need. Contact us today and let our skilled appellate lawyers guide you through Utah’s complex federal appeals process. We are here to fight for your freedom and protect your future.