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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Pine Island New York

Pine Island is a hamlet in the Town of Warwick in Orange County, New York, USA. It is the largest community in the Black Dirt Region. It has the ZIP Code 10969. It gets its name from being slightly elevated over the surrounding land. In the days before the nearby Wallkill River was rerouted to control flooding, it would often be an actual island for a period of time in the spring. The Pine Island Fire District is centered here with the main station located on County Route 1, and a sub-station in the Hamlet of Amity, and the Amity Fire Station.

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...