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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Papillion Nebraska

Papillion is a city in Sarpy County in the U.S. state of Nebraska. It is the county seat of Sarpy County. Papillion is a suburb of neighboring Omaha. The town is frequently referred to as Papio. The population was 23,739 in 2009, surpassing Norfolk as the 9th largest city in Nebraska. In 2009, Papillion was named the #3 best place to live in the United States by Money Magazine, surpassing its 2007 ranking of #6.

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...