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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Roach Missouri

Roach is an unincorporated community in Camden County, Missouri, United States. It is located north of U.S. Route 54 on Missouri Supplemental Route AA (an old alignment of U.S. 54) about five miles west of Camdenton. The name was established at the same time as the post office: after the postmaster's last name (Roach). The community consists of a post office, two churches, and a few houses.

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 Missouri

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