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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Pomona New York

Pomona is a village partly in the Town of Ramapo and partly in the Town of Haverstraw in Rockland County, New York, United States, located north of New Hempstead; east of Harriman State Park. north of Monsey and west of Mount Ivy. The population was 2,726 at the 2000 census. A large portion of the Town of Haverstraw particularly in Mt. Ivy use a Pomona, New York mailing address, however these area's are not included in the governing Village of Pomona. The Village of Pomona was incorporated February 3, 1967 within the towns of Ramapo and Haverstraw. The current mayor is Nick Sanderson of the Village Community Party. Sanderson unseated incumbent and longtime mayor Herb Marshall in March 2007. In 1997 Bruce Sokol, a real estate appraiser, said that houses in the Haverstraw section of Pomona were cheaper than houses in the Ramapo section because the Haverstraw homes were taxed at lower rates.

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...