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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Chester Utah

Chester is an unincorporated town in Sanpete County, Utah, United States, four miles west of Spring City at the junction of SR-132 and SR-117. The population was 178 at the 2000 census. In the beginning the town was named Canal Creek after the waterway from which the community received its water. Candland then changed the name to Chesterfield after his hometown in England; it was later reduced to Chester.

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...