OpenJurist

Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Collinston Utah

Collinston is an unincorporated community in Box Elder County, Utah, United States. Mainly an agricultural community, the town is located 3 miles (4.8 km) southeast of Fielding and almost directly west of Riverside, at coordinates 41°46′29″N 112°5′42″W / 41.77472°N 112.095°W / 41.77472; -112.095 (441.7746496, -112.0949517).. Its elevation is 4,432 feet (1,351 m). Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 84306. Collinston is mentioned as the approximate location where Captain John C. Frémont crossed the Bear River in 1843.

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...