Q: how to get a conviction thrown out if the judge bipassed evidence and used a dead person as a witness
the judge used a dead person as a witness in a criminal domestic trial is that lawful and also I thought they have to prove beyond a reasonable doubt they took hearsay of my baby mom and the doctor said there were no signs of strangulation the police said the something and she also contradicted what she said in the police report as well as admitted to hitting me in the head with a baseball bat stabbing me a tazer was found as well as broken glass and I was found guilty I want this conviction overturned
A: There is no way to answer this question given the information in this question. I understand that this is your recitation of what occurred in the trial. I presume that the county attorney would view things much differently. The only way to assess the legitimacy of your conviction would be to review a transcript of the trial and review whether there were legal errors that occurred during the trial. You would have to hire counsel to review the transcript and pay for the trial transcript as well to get an accurate assessment of whether the conviction can be reversed or not.
A: You would need to pursue and appeal or post conviction relief. An attorney would need to review transcripts from the trial court to know whether there is any chance of success.
A: The questions about trial errors would require a review of the trial transcript. That's just not possible here. Contact a criminal defense attorney who regularly does post-conviction work. And do it soon, because there are short deadlines for appeal and other post-conviction relief. If you can't afford a private post-conviction attorney, be sure to contact the Appellate Public Defender's Office, ASAP.
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.