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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Willow Island Nebraska

Willow Island (also Willow) is an unincorporated community in western Dawson County, Nebraska, United States. It lies near Interstate 80 along U.S. Route 30, between the cities of Cozad and Gothenburg. The city of Lexington, the county seat of Dawson County, lies southeast of Willow Island. Its elevation is 2,526 feet (770 m). Because the community had two different names, the Board on Geographic Names ruled in 1902 that the community's official name was "Willow Island. " Although Willow Island is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 69171.

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...