Our federal appeals lawyers have a proven track record of success in criminal appeals and can help you navigate the complex legal system to get the justice you deserve.

We’ll work tirelessly to analyze your case, identify any legal errors, and develop a strong argument for your appeal. We understand how difficult and frustrating this process can be, so we’ll keep you informed and involved every step of the way. We’ll fight for your rights and ensure your voice is heard in court.

Contact us today for a consultation. We’ll listen to your story, explain your options, and help you understand the federal appeals process.

Wisconsin Federal Crime Rates and Appeals

Do you feel that Wisconsin’s federal criminal justice system is unjustly targeting you or your loved one? Understanding the statistics surrounding federal crimes and appeals in Wisconsin 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, Wisconsin had 395 federal criminal cases, making up 0.7% of all cases.

Of these cases:

  • 386 were felonies and seven were misdemeanors
  • 389 individuals entered a plea of guilty, while six went to trial
  • 42 federal appeals were filed

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

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 Wisconsin

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

Wisconsin Law Libraries

Various law libraries throughout Wisconsin, such as the law library at the University of Wisconsin Law School and the State Law Library of Wisconsin, 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 Wisconsin. 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 Wisconsin. 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: Wisconsin Federal Appeals

How long does the federal criminal appeals process typically take in Wisconsin?

The length of the federal criminal appeals process in Wisconsin varies depending on the complexity of the case and the court’s caseload. In general, it can take anywhere from several months to a year or more.

Can I represent myself during a federal criminal appeal in Wisconsin?

While it is technically possible to represent yourself during a federal criminal appeal in Wisconsin, it is highly discouraged. Federal criminal appeals are highly complex and require a deep understanding of the law and legal procedures. It is highly recommended that you hire an experienced appellate attorney to represent you.

What happens if I win my federal criminal appeal in Wisconsin?

If you win your federal criminal appeal in Wisconsin, the case may be remanded to the district court for further proceedings. Depending on the circumstances, the district court may dismiss the charges against you or order a new trial.

What happens if I lose my federal criminal appeal in Wisconsin?

If you lose your federal criminal appeal in Wisconsin, you may have the option to seek further review by filing a petition for certiorari with the United States Supreme Court. However, the Supreme Court only grants a small fraction of these petitions, and it is highly unlikely that your case will be reviewed.

Appeal With Confidence — Contact Our Wisconsin Appellate Lawyers

When appealing a federal conviction in Wisconsin, you need experienced legal representation. Elizabeth Franklin-Best and our team of appellate lawyers are here to guide you through the complex appeals process and fight for your rights.

Contact us today and let our appellate lawyers guide you through Wisconsin’s complex federal appeals process. We are here to fight for your freedom and protect your future.