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Supreme Court of Appeals to Lawyers: Get It Together

The process of filing an appeal with the Supreme Court of West Virginia is a laborious task at best. But it is also a crucial step in a case when there is a logical basis for the appeal. Therefore, it must be completed correctly. Unfortunately, many attorneys around the state are not following the various instructions from the Supreme Court when it comes to suitably filing an appeal. As related in an article published by the Daily Mail, Justices are seeing everything from frivolous appeals being filed to just plain sloppy briefs being submitted. The failure to follow procedure not only makes the job of reviewing the appeals tedious for the Justices, but it is also very detrimental to the clients for whom the appeals are being filed. Those attorneys that do consistently file according to Supreme Court guidelines can assure their clients that their cases are being managed in the most proficient way possible.