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When to use this kit 

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Use this kit if:

  • You are appealing to the Queensland Court of Appeal about your sentence or conviction; and
  • Your sentence and/or conviction was imposed in the district or supreme court in Queensland.

Do not use this kit if:

  • You are intending to make a high court appeal; or
  • You are appealing from the magistrates court.

Time limits apply to appeals, please seek legal advice as soon as possible.

How this kit will help you:

  • Understand the process you will follow to appeal against your sentence or conviction, including what will happen in the courtroom; and
  • Assist you in preparing for your appeal, including how to fill out the necessary forms.

Where to get legal advice

  • Legal Aid Queensland - call 1300 65 11 88 (local call cost)
  • Community Legal Centre - call 1300 65 11 88 to check services in your area;
  • Private solicitor; or
  • Queensland Law Society - call (07) 3842 5842 (solicitor referral service).


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