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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Immokalee Florida

Immokalee is a census-designated place (CDP) in Collier County, Florida, United States. The population was 19,763 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Naples–Marco Island Metropolitan Statistical Area. The settlement was originally known as Gopher Ridge. The etymology of the name appears to mean either "My Home" or "His Home". Farms around Immokalee produce tomatoes that are well-regarded across South Florida. The Immokalee Seminole Reservation and casino is located there. The Audubon Society's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is nearby. Immokalee is the birthplace of Seattle Seahawks Pro Bowl running back Edgerrin James and his cousin University of Miami running back Javarris James.

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 Florida

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