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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Valley Nebraska

Valley is a city in Douglas County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 1,788 at the 2000 census. Valley is the hometown of Gail Rock, who used it as the basis for the small town Clear Rock in her Addie Mills books, of which "The House Without a Christmas Tree" is best known. The Town of Valley recently consolidated its public school system with neighboring town, Waterloo. The merged schools are called Douglas County West Community Schools. Valley is also home to the area's National Weather Service office, serving portions of eastern Nebraska and southwestern Iowa.

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...