Federal Appeals Process in NYC
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If you are involved in a federal crime case and the courts do not rule
in your favor, you have a right to file an appeal. Fortunately, the United
States Government does provide for individuals who feel that their case
ended in an unjust sentence. The United States Court of Appeals handles
federal appellate cases.
The NYC criminal attorneys at the
It is very important that you contact a federal appeal attorney soon after
you received the unfavorable verdict. There is a statute of limitations
on federal appeals. In some cases, you may have even signed a document
waiving your right to appeal. Even if this is the case, you may still
be able to receive the benefits of your right to appeal. A consultation
with a lawyer at our law firm can give you an idea of the best course
What are the steps I will need to take?
An appeal is generally heard by judges selected at random from available
judges in that jurisdiction.
- You and your attorney will send a packet containing all the arguments of
both sides of the original trial to the appeals court.
- You will also send a written argument stating your reasons for appealing
the original judgment. These briefs are extremely important, because they
present your appellate case to the judges.
- Your lawyer may also be permitted to speak to the judges on behalf of your appeal.
The New York City federal criminal defense lawyers at our firm are very
experienced in appellate court procedure. It is in your best interests
to choose an attorney who is intimately familiar with appeals and what
they entail. Your legal rights are extremely important. The right attorney
can often greatly enhance your chances of receiving a positive outcome
when you appeal your federal court ruling.
To find out how the legal team at the Law Offices of Daniel A. Hochheiser
can assist you,
call our office today for help in Scarsdale, Westchester, Bronx or Manhattan.