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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Findley Lake New York

Findley Lake is a small hamlet within the Town of Mina in western Chautauqua County, New York. Located on the north side of a small lake with the same name, Findley Lake is near many local tourist attractions such as Peek'n Peak Resort and Lake Erie. It is also a popular area for summer homes and camps, especially along the lakeshore.

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...