Litchfield is an unincorporated community in Lassen County, California. It is located 15 miles (24 km) east of Susanville, at an elevation of 4065 feet (1239 m). The first post office at Litchfield opened in 1914, and moved in 1941. The name honors pioneer Thomas Litch.

Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Litchfield 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...

Federal court opinions concerning criminal appeals law in California