Finley is an unincorporated community in Lake County, California. It is located 3.5 miles (6 km) southeast of Lakeport, at an elevation of 1352 feet (412 m). The first post office at Finley opened in 1907. The name is for settler Samuel Finley Sylar.

Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Finley 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...