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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Olivebridge New York

Olivebridge is a hamlet in Ulster County, New York, United States, within Catskill Park and the Catskill Mountains. The community's name is sometimes written Olive Bridge, but the United States Board on Geographic Names gives the name as Olivebridge. (Board decision, 1965) Olivebridge achieved some notoriety when its tiny town government successfully stood up to New York City on several land use/property tax issues, as well as its Town Justice Court rejecting the legal validity of a preemptive 35mph speed limit imposed on roads surrounding the Ashokan Reservoir by New York City.

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...