Appellate Litigation

Selecting the right lawyer for an appeal

The attorney you choose to represent you is of utmost importance, especially when you need to modify an existing agreement or reverse a court order.  Skill and experience matter in these highly sensitive legal situations.  Attorney Julia Shalhoup has over 17 years of litigation experience in the practice of family law.  She works tirelessly to obtain the best possible result on appeal.

The Law Office of Julia B. Shalhoup has tried numerous cases at the appellate level.  Informed and knowledgeable about the evolution of family law in West Virginia, Attorney Shalhoup represents appellees and appellants in each of the following areas of practice: family law, divorce, child custody and visitation, adoptions, paternity, and grandparent’s rights.

Attorney Shalhoup accepts referrals for cases from other attorneys who wish to appeal the decision of a lower court.  Many lawyers do not handle their own appeals because a new lawyer offers a fresh perspective and a different set of skills.  Contact our law office to find out what we can do for you: (304) 345-4455.

What is an appeal?

An appeal is the legal process by which the decision of a trial court is reviewed by a higher court. An appellate court has no jury, but has a panel of judges who review the trial records and determine if the lower court reached the right decision.

Assert your rights through an appeal.  Call (304) 345-4455.

If you need an experienced appellate litigation attorney, contact Julia Shalhoup by calling (304) 345-4455 or filling out our online contact form.  From offices in Charleston, Julia Shalhoup represents clients throughout West Virginia, including Charleston, Hurricane, Winfield, Madison, Elkview, Ripley, Beckley, Hamlin, and Spencer, and Putnam, Kanawha, Boone, Lincoln, Jackson, Roane, Cabell, Clay, and Raleigh counties.

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