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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In New City New York

New City is a hamlet, in the Town of Clarkstown Rockland County, New York, United States. The area is located north of Bardonia; northeast Nanuet; east of New Hempstead and New Square; southeast of Mount Ivy; south of Garnerville; southwest of Haverstraw; west, straight across Lake Deforest, of Congers; and northwest, diagonally across Lake Deforest, of Valley Cottage. New City's population was 34,038 at the time of the 2000 census, making it one of the most populous CDP/hamlet in the state of New York. New City is the county seat of Rockland County and the location of the Clarkstown Police Department. It is also the most populous community in Rockland County. The ZIP Code of New City is 10956.

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...