Appeals Attorney


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Appeals and Writs


When you are charged with a crime, the future is suddenly uncertain. The fact that you were found guilty in trial court does not mean you have lost all of your rights. You still have the right to an attorney, and the right to file an appeal in an attempt to overturn your conviction or file a Writ of Habeas Corpus

In Orange County, the first name that should come to your mind is James M. Crawford, of the Law Offices of James M. Crawford in Orange.
Mr. Crawford offers the proactive legal guidance you need, and the one-on-one personal service you deserve by identifying what went wrong in your original trial and by filing writs of habeas corpus to challenge all improper actions at criminal trials.

Our respected law firm's founder established his practice almost 25 years ago to assist people just like you who want to appeal an erroneous conviction. An experienced appeals attorney has the opportunity to appear before appeals judges on a regular basis. Through this process and a regular reading of appellate decisions, the experienced appeals attorney is able to learn about the interests of each judge and the best ways to convince each judge. He will understand what persuades the court, how to write the statements of the case, what kind of issues will and won't interest judges, how to frame issues so they present legal questions of interest to the appellate court. Speak with criminal appeals attorney James Crawford now by calling (714) 538-0305 to determine your eligibility for any of these forms of relief or to discuss your particular appellate strategy.

Appeals attorney James M. Crawford knows how to get results.
Just one example of our law firm's tireless advocacy and dedication to justice:
after in-depth investigation, attorney Crawford presented the court with a habeas corpus petition for a young man who had been convicted and sentenced to 13 years in prison for armed robbery. After the man served over two years in prison, Mr. Crawford secured his release from prison by proving his innocence of the charges.
Don't postpone the selection of the right criminal appeals lawyer for you; Your initial consultation can be arranged at a moment's notice. Call now — to (714) 538-0305, day or night.

Office Locations

Orange Office
528 North Glassell St
Orange, CA 92867
Phone: (714) 538-0305
Fax: 714-538-0306


San Bernardino Office
164 East 3rd St
San Bernardino, CA 92410
Phone: 909-388-2690
Fax: 714-538-0306