While some post-judgment motions are mandatory before filing an appeal, seasoned family law attorneys know the benefits of filing post-trial motions to clean up or improve upon the judgment in an effort to avoid an appeal. This presentation will discuss the procedural quagmire between the time a judgment is entered and an appeal is filed. The speakers will discuss the various motions available, deadlines, procedures and strategies to improve upon the judgment originally entered and posture the case for appeal if necessary. Sample forms will be provided to assist you when seeking post-trial relief.
Speakers: Craig D. Ritchie, Ritchie, Soper & Schutt LLC, St. Joseph and Alan E. Freed, Paule, Camazine & Blumenthal, PC, St. Louis