I received a call from a woman who says that his co-defendant confessed to the murder the day after it happened and now has been in contact with him and he wants to come forward. How should we do this properly?
From the question, it is impossible to answer: if you received an order from an appellate court saying the appeal of the denial of your Rule 3.850 motion was untimely, the notice of appeal likely wasn't filed within 30 days of the trial court order denying your Rule 3.850 motion. If, instead,...Read more »
My husband was charged with robbery with a weapon and sentenced to 15 years to life he currently has been incarcerated for 21 years the victim recently sent a notarized statement stating my husband was not the person who committed the crime ,he stated who the real person who committed the crime was... Read more »
This is, of course, a very difficult situation to be in, and it isn't a simple process. There are many many qualified licensed Florida attorneys who handle postconviction work for inmates and their families who will be happy to give you a free consultation - there is more information needed to...Read more »
Defense allowed Motion in Limine for co conspirator. Public def stated in court "I have not researched this case I am not ready for trial" 3 days trial began. I was DENIED hiring private council due to court imposed time constraints. Perjury by witness/victim. Burglary with mask. Battery... Read more »
It depends on what it is you're appealing from the District Court to the Florida Supreme Court. Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.030(a)(1) explains what the Supreme Court must review. Rule 9.030(a)(2) addresses what the Court may review. How you invoke the jurisdiction of the Court - or...Read more »
In the 9th or 11th courts I need reversed appeals due to judge called a sua sponte mistrial without defendant knowing due to the states witness declared he was coerced by the state without manifest necessity. To tell you the truth I’ve tried for three days now and my mind can’t take reading... Read more »
I am not entirely convinced this question wasn't posted by a bot of some sort, but interestingly sometimes it can be really difficult to practice law competently. There are literally dozens of qualified appellate attorneys all over the state of Florida who would be delighted to provide a...Read more »
He had complaints about how the prison has been treating everyone in their block. I turned it into the state and they were going to forward the complaints to a doc official. Now his visitation has been blocked and he is not calling me. I want to know how his appeal is going to figure out if he was... Read more »
This is one of those things that is really easy to do, after you've done it once. Each of Florida's five district courts of appeal have their dockets online: once you know which district he's in, you just put the case number or his name in and you can see the current status.
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