You might try a law school clinic which allows law students to learn while helping clients who lack the legal skills necessary to uncover evidence which may have been misinterpreted or not addressed. Of course if the evidence was not introduced into the record that will be problematic.
He had taken a plea and was sentenced this past November. His plea was 63-78 and was given 96 months. He filed for an appeal and now I feel we're at a roadblock because Im not sure what his next move is. His lawyer has barely communicated since sentencing. He's still in holding in MDC... Read more »
You can search the internet or contact the NYC Bar Assoc for referrals to legal aid organizations and criminal justice innocence projects that offer criminal defense appeals work. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial...Read more »
In a Decision and Order in an Article 78 case, the court granted respondent's Cross-Motion to Dismiss my Petition for failure to state a cause of action and, apparently sua sponte effectively converting the Cross-Motion into a motion for summary judgment, denied the Petition, as well, without... Read more »
You file a notice of appeal in the court that ruled, and then perfect the appeal in the Appellate Division. It is expensive, and you are very unlikely to succeed. Factual issues are only overturned if arbitrary, and custody matters are all factual.
We moved here 2 months ago and our kids are doing great in schools. We applied for the vaccine exemptions as we have the last 9 years and we were denied because the school district claims we weren't sincere in our religious beliefs. The system in place to appeal seems extremely legalistic. It... Read more »
We cannot do this pro bono but we can do it at the 18-B rate (that’s one of court appoints you to represent someone) of $95/hour. Our paralegals would do most of the paperwork but everything will be reviewed by myself or one of my of counsel attorneys and I will make all court appearances and...Read more »
This seems like a miscarriage of justice to me; of course, I would need to read the trial transcript and speak to all necessary parties, but I hope you guys are filed a notice of appeal because this case needs to be appealed.
My practice is chiefly concerns criminal law, and I have been...Read more »
Plaintiff filed a Notice of Entry which I need to respond to if I want to preserve right of appeal. The one Notice of Entry contains 4-orders. Do I need to file a Notice to Appeal for each of the orders, or is the Notice of Entry considered one entity whereby I only need to file one Notice to... Read more »
The judge in her final judgment only granted me one claim I made for $50,000. But she denied my other 2 claims for $200,000. I am appealing the claims I was denied for $200,000. The defendant did not appeal the $50,000 and is ready to pay the $50,000 but wants me to sign a warrant for... Read more »
The reason for the court date stems from a case I took to trial and won. I was charged with Dwi and failure to take chemical test because I was a passenger. Charges dropped and now need dmv to drop suspension and fines. I was found innocent
Filed a small claims suit (Queens County-NYC) and requested to see a judge as I did not want my case to be tried by an arbitrator. I was then told that it would take a few court dates if I want to only see a judge. That did not deter me and I insisted on seeing judge and was sent home with a new... Read more »
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