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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Lapoint Utah

Lapoint is an unincorporated community in western Uintah County, Utah, United States, on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation. It lies along State Route 121 west of the city of Vernal, the county seat of Uintah County. Its elevation is 5,568 feet (1,697 m), and it is located at 40°24′14″N 109°47′37″W / 40.40389°N 109.79361°W / 40.40389; -109.79361 (40.4038474, -109.7934788). Although Lapoint is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 84039.

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...