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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Schuyler Falls New York

Schuyler Falls is a town in Clinton County, New York, United States. The population was 5,128 at the 2000 census. The Town of Schuyler Falls was named after Peter Schuyler who bought the mill on the Salmon River from Zephaniah Platt. The Town of Schuyler Falls is in the south-central part of the county and is southwest 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...