Healdsburg is a city located in Sonoma County, California, USA. As of the 2000 United States Census, the city had a total population of 10,722. Healdsburg is a commercial center for northern Sonoma County as well as being one of Northern California's wine capitals: three of the most important wine-producing regions meet in Healdsburg. Though the town was not founded during Mexican rule, Healdsburg is centered on a 19th century plaza that provides an important focal point for tourists and locals alike.

Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Healdsburg 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...