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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Tenafly New Jersey

Tenafly is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2000 Census, the borough population was 13,806. Tenafly is an affluent suburb of New York City . The first Europeans settlers in Tenafly were the Dutch, who began to populate the area during the late seventeenth century. The name "Tenafly" itself is derived from the early-modern Dutch phrase "Tiene Vly" or "Ten Swamps" which was given by Dutch settlers in 1688. Tenafly was incorporated as a borough on January 24, 1894 by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature from portions of the now-defunct Palisades Township, based on the results of a referendum held the previous day, at the height of the Boroughitis phenomenon sweeping through Bergen County at the time. New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Tenafly as the 65th best place to live in New Jersey in its 2008 rankings of the "Best Places To Live" in New Jersey.

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 New Jersey

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