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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Ames Nebraska

Ames is an unincorporated community in southern Dodge County, Nebraska, United States. It lies along U.S. Route 30 west of the city of Fremont, the county seat of Dodge County. Its elevation is 1,227 feet (374 m), and it is located at about 41°27′8″N 96°37′30″W / 41.45222°N 96.625°W / 41.45222; -96.625 (41.4523625, -96.6251658). The community was named after an official of the Union Pacific Railroad, likely Oakes Ames. Although Ames is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 68621.

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 Nebraska

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