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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Valley Stream New York

Valley Stream is a village in Nassau County, New York in the United States. The population in the village of Valley Stream is 36,368. When including North Valley Stream, South Valley Stream, and other areas considered to be in the town of Valley Stream, the total population is around an estimated 65,000 people. The Incorporated Village of Valley Stream is inside the southwest part of the Town of Hempstead along the border with Queens. The village is served by the Long Island Rail Road at the Valley Stream station, located at Sunrise Highway and Franklin Avenue.

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...