Criminal appeals are a very complex legal matters that must be addressed by an experienced defense team. Birmingham, Alabama attorney Joseph A. Ingram has a vast amount of experience in front of the Civil Appeals court. Their knowledge of the appeals process will be a major factor in the success of your criminal appeal.
After being convicted of a crime, many people feel helpless and demoralized. A guilty verdict can feel final, but the truth is that judges and juries can be wrong. Criminal defendants can receive unfair trials, unreasonable verdicts, and improper sentences. The criminal appeals process is there to correct all of these mistakes and restore justice. A criminal appeal is, simply put, the process of taking your conviction or sentence to a higher court, who has the power to reverse or alter the original court’s decision.
Whether you believe you were wrongfully convicted or sentenced in state or federal court, an experienced criminal appeals attorney can help you to reverse your verdict or modify your sentence. While many defendants are intimidated by the criminal justice system, and accept their sentences without question, an experienced criminal appeals attorney can often help. The criminal appeals process involves, first and foremost, discovering what went wrong at trial: what caused the unjust sentence or wrongful verdict? Some of the typical causes of unjust trial results are:
Each of these problems can, under the proper circumstances, justify a new trial or a new sentence.
Experienced Birmingham criminal appeals attorney Jospeh A. Ingram has the knowledge, skill, and credibility before the state and federal appeals courts in Alabama required to protect and preserve the rights of our clients. Joseph Ingram has argued repeatedly before the Alabama Supreme Court, the Court of Criminal Appeals, and the Court of Civil Appeals. Our appellate advocacy has resulted in at least one published opinion in each year our attorneys have practiced. Call us to find out what your post-conviction legal options are.
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