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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Chenango Forks New York

Chenango Forks is a hamlet located in Broome County, New York in the United States. The community is partly in the Town of Chenango and partly in the Town of Barker. Chenango Forks is about nine miles north of Binghamton on Route 12 and is at the confluence of the Chenango River and Tioughnioga River. Chenango Valley State Park is southwest of the hamlet. Chenango Forks is a few miles from the border of Chenango County, New York. Chenango Forks is part of the Greater Binghamton Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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...