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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Marydel Delaware

Marydel (also called Halltown or Marydel) is an unincorporated community in Kent County, Delaware, United States. It lies along Delaware Route 8 West of the city of Dover, the county seat of Kent County and Delaware's state capital. Because the community has borne multiple names, the Board on Geographic Names officially designated it "Marydel" in 1897. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 19964. Marydel is an upper and lower class town. Marydel has a lot of self-employed people. Median income for a family in Marydel is under $56,000. Highest income is made by the owners of Thomas Farms and Simmental Meadows; both bank around $900,000.00 a year. Notable areas around Marydel are Wikd R Ranch, Simmental Meadows, and Thomas Farms. Marydel is small and does not have a shopping district.

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 Delaware

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