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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Evergreen Colorado

Evergreen is a census-designated place (CDP) and a U.S. Post Office in Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. Evergreen is roughly 15 miles (24 kilometers) west of the City and County of Denver. The population was 9,216 at the 2000 census. The Evergreen Post Office has the ZIP Codes 80437 and 80439.

What is criminal appeals law?

A criminal appeal is a formal request to rehear a case that has already been decided -- a request that a new court reconsider the decision of the first court. When one or both sides of a case that has already been decided think there was a mistake made at trial, they can file an appeal. An appeal is entirely different than a jury trial. There is no testimony taken. The court of appeals decides the case entirely upon the written briefs filed by your attorney and the offie of the Attorney General who represents the prosecution and asks that the conviction be upheld.

Answers to criminal appeals law issues in Colorado

After conviction and sentencing, a defendant has the opportunity to file an appeal of his sentence. If the conviction...