Legal Question in Appeals and Writs in Connecticut

Appeal Brief Writing-

Can an appellant add new statutes/authorities that were not in their initial complaint or must they only use what they had previously written in motions and or any other filings with the lower court?

Asked on 1/16/12, 12:22 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Christopher Hite Rosenberg, Miller, Hite & Morilla, LLC

You are constrained by the legal theories, evidence presented and record from the original case. If you are filing a pro se appeal against an appellant that has counsel, you are honestly wasting time and money.

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Answered on 2/14/12, 2:49 pm

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