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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Stony Point New York

Stony Point is a triangle-shaped town in Rockland County, New York, United States located north of the town of Haverstraw, east and south of Orange County, New York, and west of the Hudson River. The population was 14,244 at the 2000 census. The name of the town is derived from a prominent projection into the Hudson River. The town is in the northeast part of the county. U.S. Route 9W, US Route 202, and the Palisades Interstate Parkway are major north-south routes through the town. It is the most rural town of Rockland County. Stony Point is included in the North Rockland Central School District.

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...