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If you believe a final decision of a trial court or State administrative agency is legally wrong, you may have a right to appeal the decision.

This section provides basic information on civil appeals in the Massachusetts courts.

Civil Appeals Clinic

If you have questions about how to appeal a judgment or decision from a trial court or State administrative agency, the Civil Appeals Clinic at the Appeals Court Clerk's Office may be able to help. At the Clinic, free attorneys can explain the process for appealing a judgment or decision and answer questions about it. Clinic hours are Wednesdays between 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Learn more