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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Clayton Michigan

Clayton is a village in Lenawee County of the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the village population was 326. The village is situated on the boundary between Hudson Township on the west and Dover Township on the east, with a portion of the village in each. M-34 (or W. Carleton Rd. ) passes along the south side of the village, while M-156 has its northern terminus at the junction with M-34. The road, also known as Morey Highway, continues north through the village.

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 Michigan

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