Cool (formerly, Cave Valley) is a small unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California, about 70 miles from Sacramento, the state capital. Cool is at an elevation of 1532 feet (467 m). The population is about 2527, and the community is inside area code 530 with a ZIP code of 95614.

Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Cool California

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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 California

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