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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In La Verkin Utah

La Verkin is a city in Washington County, Utah, United States. The population was 3,392 at the 2000 census. La Verkin and Hurricane, Utah are so close together that you can easily walk between the two in a few minutes Theories about the origin of the city's name suggest that it may be a corruption of the Spanish la virgen, after the nearby Virgin River, or possibly an error in the transcription of the term "beaver skin. " The city made national headlines in 2001 when the City Council passed an ordinance declaring La Verkin a "United Nations-free zone".

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...