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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Silver Creek New York

Silver Creek is a village located in Chautauqua County, New York, United States. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 2,896. The village is named after a small river that runs through the village. The Village of Silver Creek is on the shore of Lake Erie and within the Town of Hanover.

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...