Once you have received a criminal conviction from a court, you have the option of appealing this decision to a higher court. When you file an appeal, you are asking the higher court to review the decision of the lower court for any errors or misconduct that may have affected your case. You may be able to reverse your conviction.
Do you believe that there were errors made during your criminal trial? Discuss your situation with our Chicago criminal defense lawyers at Pissetzky & Berliner, LLC.
Attorney Gal Pissetzky has handled multi-issue complex appeals. Our firm has also argued cases before multiple Appellate Courts around Illinois, as well as the Illinois Supreme Court. We can review the circumstances of your trial and let you know if you qualify for an appeal. You can expect honest, professional counsel from start to finish.
See if your case merits an appeal. Call (312) 883-9466 today to begin discussing your legal options.
Not everyone has the right to an appeal. In most cases, only defendants who were convicted by a judge or jury in a trial have the right to appeal. If you pled guilty to the crime, you may not be eligible to appeal your conviction.
Valid reasons for an appeal include:
At Pissetzky & Berliner, LLC, our criminal defense team meticulously looks through every detail of your case. We can comb through the trial transcripts, the prosecutor’s conduct, how evidence was obtained, and whether any bias existed to influence the outcome of the case. It is often the little details that can make or break an appeal petition, and we are prepared to put in the time and effort into analyzing every element of your case.
If a higher court finds merit in your appeal, then they may:
If you are interested in pursuing a criminal appeal in Chicago, do not hesitate to contact a Chicago criminal defense attorney from our team. We can discuss your options and whether your situation would benefit from an appeal.
Give us a call at (312) 883-9466.