You may appeal from the court's decision if you believe that an error of law or fact has occurred in the trial of your case. When it comes to appeals, Melinda O'Dell represents both clients who she has represented at trial and clients who were represented by other attorneys or who represented themselves at trial. The timeframes for appeals are very strict, so it is important to get advice as quickly as possible to preserve your right to appeal. Melinda O'Dell explains the appellate process to you, reviews the facts that were presented at trial and gives you a realistic expectation of the result. She fully researches the applicable law and drafts a brief that advocates for your position and requests an appeal.