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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Ardsley New York

Ardsley is a village in Westchester County, New York, United States. The population was 4,269 at the 2000 census. The Village of Ardsley is located in the Town of Greenburgh. The Ardsley post office serves the entire village of Ardsley plus some nearby unincorporated sections of the Town of Greenburgh. The Ardsley Union Free School District consists of the entire Village of Ardsley plus parts of the Village of Dobbs Ferry and Town of Greenburgh. Every location served by the Ardsley post office is in the Ardsley Union Free School District. The current mayor of Ardsley is Jay Leon.

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 York

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