Legal cases are complicated. Whether it is a criminal charge or civil dispute, the law, the facts, and the presentation will determine the result. Not […]Read More
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The Appellate Approach
If you appeal a guilty verdict in a criminal case, the court does not always let you go free. You need a criminal appeals lawyer to request a stay on appeal. Your lawyer can request this stay at your sentencing hearing. This way you will not have to stay behind bars while the appeal is going on. Your lawyer will also try to overturn the wrongful conviction.