Hardship Letter Examples

   When to Write an Appeal

When to Write an Appeal

Sometimes you write a hardship letter and the answer is "no," or a decision is made against you before you even think to ask for leniency or offer an alternative. Well, what then? Just give up and take your lumps? Actually, no. Oftentimes, there's an option to appeal a decision based on hardship, new information, or extenuating circumstances. You can take advantage of them in cases such as this:

When Not to Appeal

While writing a sincere, compelling appeal letter can't ever really hurt your chances, there are situations where it's less likely to work and more likely to do harm. Avoid these situations:

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