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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Ashville New York

Ashville is a hamlet near the junction of NY 474 and NY 394, on the line between the towns of North Harmony and Busti in Chautauqua County, New York. It is the location of the Smith Bly House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.

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...