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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Morrisonville New York

Morrisonville is a hamlet in Clinton County, New York, United States. The population was 1,702 at the 2000 census. Morrisonville is divided between the Towns of Plattsburgh and Schuyler Falls by the Saranac River, which defines the town lines between the two towns. The community is west of the City of Plattsburgh.

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...