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With years of experience representing clients in appeals, we can help your business through the appellate process whether you are challenging a lower court’s opinion, defending an appeal brought by an adversary, or challenging a regulatory decision. The Law Office of Robert W. Ratish is an appellate law firm in New Jersey and New York that can help keep you informed through every step of the appellate process and zealously advocate to make sure that your interests are protected.

We have the knowledge and experience to identify the strongest legal basis for appeals, which will help bring you the best possible outcome for your case. We can also advise you on obtaining a stay of a lower court ruling pending appeal so that the court’s judgment will not go into effect while the appellate courts are deciding the case. The Law Office of Robert W. Ratish is an appellate law firm in New Jersey or New York that will watch over your case during the long wait for an appellate decision, to determine what if any actions can be taken to benefit your case. We have extensive experience filing motions with the appellate courts while appeals are pending to ensure that you have the strongest chance of a favorable outcome.

As a former law clerk in the New Jersey Appellate Division, and with years of experience in appellate work, Robert W. Ratish knows appellate practice. An effective appeal requires not only knowledge of the complex law and legal procedures that apply to your case, but the ability to painstakingly review the trial record, identify legal arguments and to argue them in an effective manner. These qualities are important in choosing an Appellate Law Firm in New Jersey and New York, and these are the skills that only come with the type of experience that the Law Office of Robert W. Ratish can offer.

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    • April 2, 2019
      Cem A.
      We own several businesses and Robert has represented us on many different complex legal matters including acquisitions, contract negotiations, strategic planning and franchising. We trust him to find solutions whenever issues arise. He cares about doing the job right. We feel comfortable moving our business forward knowing he’s here to advise us.
    • December 3, 2018
      Robert M.
      Great Service!!
    • August 6, 2018
      Marcelo C.
      I highly recommend this practice. My case and options were explained accurately and in a manner which I could understand. My questions throughout my case were answered in a timely manner which I really appreciated. Thank you once again Mr. Ratish. Sincerely, M. Cabrera
    • August 6, 2018
      Ben W.
      Mr. Ratish was a pleasure to work with. He provided all the information about my case in a way that made practical sense which enabled me to feel a sense of control over an already stressful situation. I highly recommend his services.
    • June 22, 2018
      Carl R
      Smart business attorney. Reasonable rates. Perfect for my small business.

    quotesWe have used Robert Ratish for general legal advice and for incorporating our business, a complicated process that he patiently walked us through. Now he is advising us on a possible small claims case. We can always reach him (!) and rely on his frank, honest guidance through some difficult times. If you want a reliable, honest man to call your counselor, the Robert Ratish is your man.

    – Benito, a New Jersey business owner

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