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Naples Divorce Appeals Attorneys

Aggressive, Compassionate Family Lawyers

Appealing a divorce agreement in Florida is often a long and challenging process. The very strict rules that are involved in the appeals process require the skills and knowledge of an experienced divorce attorney.

When fighting to change or uphold decisions that have been made about your divorce, you can rely on the aggressive representation of our Naples divorce appeals lawyers. For many years, Family First Legal Group has been helping clients determine the best way to approach their legal matters and providing strong advocacy that represents their best interests.

Our compassionate legal team understands that the outcome of appellate court proceedings can have a profound effect on you and your family. Call (239) 319-4441 for the help you need to protect your future.

Appealing a Divorce Judgment in Florida

In order to appeal a court’s decision regarding your divorce, you must have legal grounds to do so. An appeal is not an opportunity to overturn a fair ruling that you do not like. Rather, it is an opportunity for you to have an unfair decision reviewed.

Valid grounds to appeal a divorce decision include:

  • Newly discovered facts
  • Concealment of assets
  • Fraud perpetrated on the court by a spouse
  • Legal mistakes by the judge

Any completed judgment is given the benefit of the doubt by Florida divorce law. Thus, the burden of proof is upon the individual who is appealing a divorce order. In order to have a successful appeals case, the appellant must demonstrate that the court made an error in the conclusions it arrived at in its judgment.

When the appellate court reviews the case, it will not consider any new evidence or hear testimonies from the parties or witnesses. Their decision will be based upon the appellant's brief that explains the reasons for the appeal, as well as all the paperwork from the original trial that must be submitted with the brief.

Contact Our Knowledgeable Divorce Lawyers

The first step in appealing your divorce order is finding out if you have grounds for an appeal. Our Naples divorce appeals attorneys are skilled at identifying appealable issues and analyzing their potential for success. If you decide to proceed with the appeal, we can help you gather all the necessary documentation from your divorce trial, file for an appeal, and present persuasive arguments to the appellate court.

When filing for a divorce appeal, the legal team at Family First Legal Group can be of great assistance. For reliable legal services in Collier and Lee Counties, contact us today at (239) 319-4441.

Why Family First Legal Group?

  • Decades of
    Combined Experience

    There's no substitute for experience. At Family First Legal Group you get access to a team of award-winning attorneys who focus exclusively on Family Law matters.

  • Superior Client Service

    Compassion and care for our clients and helping them achieve the best possible outcome is our number one priority. This approach has helped us win the "10 Best Law Firms" award for client satisfaction.

  • Your Support Team

    From our attorneys to our paralegals to our legal assistants, you have a whole team behind you, all working together to ensure a great experience and the best possible outcome for you and your children.

  • 21st Century Approach

    Our firm embraces technology, not only as a way to move cases forward, but to help reduce the legal costs for our clients. We are always looking for ways to operate more cost effectively for our clients' sake.