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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Northville Michigan

Northville is a city located in and divided by Oakland and Wayne counties in the U.S. state of Michigan and a suburb in Metro Detroit. The population was 6,459 at the 2000 census. The Oakland County portion is surrounded by Novi. The Wayne County portion is surrounded by Northville Township. Northville is served by Northville Public Schools.

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...