Your Right to Appeal

If you have suffered an injustice in your case by receiving a conviction or judgment that is incorrect or unfair, you have the right to appeal. Different legal rights and options apply, depending on your specific circumstances.  An experienced lawyer can advise as to the best course of action and the possible outcomes of your appeal.  Appellate law has very specific and strict applications and it is vital you are represented by legal counsel that is well-versed in these matters.  Your case may not be re-heard, but will be reviewed regarding correct application of the law and for any violations of proper procedure.

At Law Offices of J.M. Kotzker, P.C., we can assist with state and federal court appeals, and appeals in the 4th and 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.  We will review your case for issues which may cause the outcome of your case to be amended.  Examples include evidence against you being obtained in an illegal manner, inadmissible evidence being allowed by the court, evidence in your favor disallowed despite being admissible, and more.  Per the Constitution, you have the right to a fair trial and we will battle zealously to see that this is upheld.

An Advocate for Your Rights

Our firm serves clients throughout The Triangle of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, providing top quality representation yet with very reasonable fees.  We also have payment plans available to assist clients in seeking justice without delay.  Our legal team will take a comprehensive view of your case and proceed with the most strategic approach.  Our representation in appeals, as well as our brief writing and amicus briefs, have assisted many individuals in their quest for a fair outcome to their case.

Dedicated Legal Counsel


Our determined legal team has helped individuals and families with thousands of traffic ticket and criminal cases and assisted countless others with their differing legal needs.  Serving clients throughout The Triangle of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, we fight aggressively to help those in need.  We offer a free consultation and affordable rates to help you pursue the just outcome you deserve.

Raleigh Traffic Tickets

Got a Traffic Ticket?
We Can Help!

The Law Offices of J.M. Kotzker will can review the specifics of your case and develop a strategic approach to the situation.  We are adept at effectively fighting speeding tickets and red light tickets and tickets or charges relating to high speed violationsreckless drivingillegal/unsafe lane changesfailure to yield to an emergency vehicle and passing a stopped school bus.  Read more about traffic tickets
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