Post-conviction relief rarely turns on the specific charge. Rather than looking for cases overturning child molesting convictions, you would be better off looking for cases granting post-conviction relief based on errors in the proceedings. Courts will not reweigh the evidence presented at trial,...Read more »
He was abusive and left when i was 6 1/2 months pregnant and on bed rest. The rent was due and no food in the house. I had my son 5 weeks early. I tried to contact him. My son stayed hospitalized for 3 weeks. I tried to contact him. His sister told me it wasnt his problem that he moved back to... Read more »
If you fail to respond to an appellate brief, then the factual allegations in that brief are uncontested, and the court will proceed to decide the appeal on the merits. You could still win, but you have given up your right to contest the appellant's arguments.
The Judge in this case provided a summary of his reasoning for ruling as he did. He explains in detail why he made the decision. This is in a Corrected Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Decree of Dissolution. We want to reference what the Judge stated in our Appellee brief. I have never... Read more »
The order from which the appeal is being taken must be in the record. You must cite to the record in your brief. Are you attempting to do an appeal pro se? The appellate rules are strict and complicated. You need experienced appellate counsel.
After being released from prison only severing 1 year of a 14 year doc sentence and 6 years probation, my sentenced was modified to 1 year served, 1 year house arrest, and 17 years probation. Since being released I have paid all my fees, did all my community service, maintained good behavior, clean... Read more »
#2 on application I understood as employment discipline and answered no... My preliminary review hearing (appeal)order states that will be the issue talked about. Will I have to explain all my past mistameanor convictions even though the 5 year requirement has past
A "respondent" is a party to a lawsuit that is expected to respond to a filing, usually a petition. The person filing the petition is called the "petitioner." A petitioner is similar to a plaintiff, and a respondent is similar to a defendant.
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