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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Ladson South Carolina

Ladson is a census-designated place (CDP) in Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties in the U.S. state of South Carolina. The population was 13,264 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. Ladson's post offices serves residents of Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties.

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 South Carolina

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