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Do you have options other than filing an appeal in family court?

Generally speaking, when both parties in a family court decision walk away feeling like they've given up a lot, the judgment has probably been as fair as possible. However, if you feel like you have clearly come out on the "losing" end of the case, it may be time to consider an appeal.

Supreme Court lets ruling on Choctaw adoption stand

The Supreme Court of the United States has declined to hear a California couple's appeal on the adoption of their former foster daughter, by biological relatives in the Choctaw nation. The adoption by the child's extended Choctaw family, which came about after it became clear that she would not be reunited with her father, a tribal member, has drawn national media attention. The girl had been in foster care with the non-American Indian family for four years, and they wished to adopt her.

Hire an attorney with experience for family law appeals

Sometimes you just can't accept the judge's verdict in your family law case as final without a fight—there may be too much at stake, especially if it involves your children or long-term financial consequences. Appealing it is the only thing that makes sense.

Displeased with a Family Law Ruling? Here Is What You Need to Know about Family Law Appeals.

Courts are asked to intervene in family law matters when disputes cannot be resolved in any other way. And while court orders must be respected and followed, sometimes people find the proceedings to be nothing short of a courtroom disaster.

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