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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Spring Valley New York

Spring Valley, incorporated on July 9, 1902 is a village in the Town of Ramapo in Rockland County, New York, United States located north of Nanuet; east of Airmont and Monsey; south of Hillcrest and west of West Nyack. The population was 25,464 at the 2000 census. The Village of Spring Valley is on the border of two towns and spans the east town line of the Town of Ramapo, which is the west town line of the town of Clarkstown. The village is next to the New York State Thruway and is served by a Metro-North commuter rail station at the terminus of the Pascack Valley Line. Spring Valley is 22 miles north of Manhattan, and five miles north of the New Jersey border. Spring Valley is considered to be one of the more urban communities in Rockland County. Home to Rockland Community College - Spring Valley Extension

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...