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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Kerhonkson New York

Kerhonkson is a hamlet in Ulster County, New York, United States. The population was 1,732 at the 2000 census. Kerhonkson is a community located in the Town of Wawarsing just south of the town's boundary with the Town of Rochester on US 209, and just north of where US 44 ends and NY 55 joins 209 south. Soyuzivka, a Ukrainian resort and cultural center is located here.

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...