OpenJurist

Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Central Utah

Central is an unincorporated community in northwestern Washington County, Utah, United States, on the edge of the Dixie National Forest. It lies along State Route 18 north of the city of St. George, the county seat of Washington County. Its elevation is 5,253 feet (1,601 m), and it is located at about 37°25′19″N 113°37′34″W / 37.42194°N 113.62611°W / 37.42194; -113.62611 (37.4242842, -113.6260720). Although Central is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 84722. Central was established in 1918.

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 Utah

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