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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Big Prairie Ohio

Big Prairie is an unincorporated community in northwestern Ripley Township, Holmes County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 44611. It lies less than one mile east of Odell Lake.

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 Ohio

After conviction and sentencing, a defendant has the opportunity to file an appeal of his sentence. If the conviction...