Frequently Asked Questions About The Appellate Brief Template
It has all or the formatting that’s normally required in an appellate brief. Unlike other legal template sites, the appellate brief template is not a fillable form or a PDF, but is instead a completely customizable Word document that’s been formatted as an appellate brief.
The template is intended for attorneys and other legal professionals who simply do not have the time to waste on the painstaking process of formatting an appellate brief.[/slide][slide name=”What type of legal arguments are included in the template?”]None. This is not a legal template similar to divorce papers or bills of sale. The appellate brief is likely the most difficult document to format in the legal profession. An appellate brief is also an incredibly important legal document that requires a great deal of time and energy to create.
This template is designed under the mindset that many attorneys and legal professionals must spend their time wisely. It simply cannot be said that an attorney’s time is being spent wisely while they, or their staff, waste hours desperately trying to format an appellate brief in Microsoft Word. For whatever reason, Microsoft Word has made the process foolishly cumbersome, time-consuming, and simply an unneeded stresser.
Downloading the template allows you more resources to apply to your brief because it eliminates time-wasters. It saves you time by coming pre-formatted with distinct formatting styles and instructions on how to make any adjustments required by your jurisdiction, and simply increases your quality of life by eliminating another source of stress in your career.[/slide][slide name=”How Does Your Site Handle Refunds?”]
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Due on the nature of the product, a downloadable Microsoft Word Document that contains specific and easily applied formatting styles that make it faster and easier to format your brief, refunds are handled on a case by case basis based upon circumstances surrounding that particular request.[/slide][slide name=”How do I purchase the Appellate Brief Template?”]
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Side note: The Importance of Creating An Account
Creating an account ensures that you’ll be able to instantly download your brief template as soon as your order is complete. As discussed frequently, you’ll also receive an invoice containing your download link, and further you’ll be redirected from PayPal back to your downloads page after completing your order.
Once again as with the Check Out Details, you wouldn’t be reading this if your time wasn’t valuable. Creating an account is as simple as creating a password.
By creating an account, you’re taking another step towards making formatting an appellate brief faster and easier because you can download your appellate brief anytime and anywhere you need it over the 10-day lifespan of your download link. This means no hunting through emails trying to find your invoice so you can use your Appellate Brief download link.
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After I’ve Securely Purchased My Appellate Brief Template Through PayPal, What Next?
Download your template and start working on that brief!
After your purchase through PayPal,you can simply follow the link on PayPal directing you back to the site and download your template.
You’ll also receive an invoice containing a download link containing your formatted appellate brief template to the email provided to the site. (Note: it could take up to 3 minutes to receive your invoice from the site.)
Additional Bonus: If you’ve created an account, simply go to your My Accounts page and you’ll see a link to download your appellate brief template.[/slide][slide name=”What happens after I purchase the template through Paypal?”]Follow the redirect link on PayPal after you’ve completed your order. You will then be directed to our order received page and you can download your link from there.
Additionally, an email containing a download link will be sent to the email you provided.
If you’ve created an account, go to your My Account page and your downloads will be there.[/slide][slide name=”Is it hard to format an appellate brief?”]That really depends on how you define hard but generally yes. Crafting your legal argument and writing your brief is hard. However you’re likely a lawyer, student, or other legal professional, and writing your brief is something you’ve been trained to do. The stress associated with writing your brief is simply part of the job and it can be mitigated with preparation and experience.
Formatting your brief is a different kind of stress because here, you’re at the mercy of a Microsoft Office and success doesn’t necessarily hinge on your legal skills. Formatting success is entirely dependent on your knowledge of Microsoft Word.
Even with a good working knowledge of Word, formatting an appellate brief takes a lot trial and error. You must be willing to accept that it could possibly take many hours to get it right.
You also have to accept that there is an extreme amount of room for user error and you might make mistakes that you’re unaware of until the unfortunate moment you’re confronted with them.
There are countless videos and online tutorials explaining how to format an appellate brief. They tend to be long, require multiple viewings, and are exactly as exciting as you would expect them to be. And again, there is a lot of room for error. If formatting an appellate brief were easy, then there would not be countless hours of online tutorials on the topic.
Final Advice: If you decide to format your brief yourself, it’s unwise to wait until the last minute to do it. You might find yourself in a very nasty situation.
[/slide][slide name=”What if I need to use a different font in my brief or make other customizations?”]No problem. The appellate brief template is a Word document, so you can make any changes as you normally would in Word. If you need to make additions or customizations, instructions are included to change the various formatting styles.[/slide][slide name=”What if I didn’t get an email with a download link?”]On some servers, the email containing the download link can take up to 3 minutes to send. If after three minutes you still haven’t received your email, check your spam folder. If not there, use the forum on this page and submit a ticket.
While delivery issues are few and far in between, they are usually handled within the hour if not instantaneously.
[/slide][slide name=”What happens if I don’t see that my template downloaded?”]With virtually every browser, upon downloading something from the internet, you are prompted to either save as or open. However if you’re using Safari you may not receive this prompt and may not see the download animation.
However if you clicked the link, your template downloaded. Check your downloads folder.
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