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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Brant Lake New York

Brant Lake is an unincorporated hamlet located in the town of Horicon in Warren County, New York. It is not a census designated place. The hamlet is mainly traversed by NY Route 8, having its own exit from the Adirondack Northway, and Palisades Road. The village center is located to the south of Brant Lake, the lake for which the village is named. On the sides of the lake and towards the north end of the lake are summer homes and summer camps including Pilgrim Camp, Point O' Pines, Brant Lake Camp and several others. To the far north end are picturesque farms and the 1000-acre Curtis S. Read Scout Reservation, owned by the Westchester-Putnam Council of Hawthorne, New York.

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...