Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Criminal Law for Oklahoma

Q: Is there any types of appeals for someone that’s been in prison for 5+ years?

No previous charges, they got 15yrs for a child neglect charge. First and only offense.

1 Lawyer Answer
David A. Cincotta
David A. Cincotta PRO label
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: An appeal of the conviction is out-of-time. Under very limited circumstances, a conviction can be vacated through the Post-Conviction process. Another consideration would be applying for a sentence commutation.

I would encourage you to contact an attorney to review the person's individual case so the attorney can determine if any avenues for relief may exist discuss with you any options that may exist.

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