The Florida appeals lawyers at GMV Law Group, LLP handle criminal appeals cases involving weapons charges, drug charges, and more. In most cases, we are retained to file an appeal after a final hearing, sentencing, or criminal conviction. Our appellate team will work tirelessly on your behalf and fight to win your appeal.
After a conviction, filing an appeal is the next step to fight your case. There may be many reasons to appeal your conviction such as an error of law, error on jury selection, or to withdraw a plea. Perhaps your constitutional rights were violated such as an illegal search and seizure or an improper search warrant. The trial court may not have followed proper procedures in terms of witness testimony or evidence admission.
Common reasons for Florida appeals include:
The appellate court is responsible for handling appeals by interpreting and applying state and federal law to the facts that were determined in the trial court. The proceedings in appellate court generally involve written statements or arguments presented by both sides. The appeals process goes through the following stages:
No matter the reason for your appeal, a Florida appeals attorney at GMV Law Group, LLP can help with your post-conviction needs. When you are convicted of criminal charges, you typically have the right to appeal your sentence or verdict. However, some appeal rights may be waived if you accept a plea bargain. There are also strict time limits for filing an appeal. This is why it’s crucial to discuss your appeal rights with a Florida state criminal appeals attorney as soon as possible to begin the process.
Contact GMV Law Group, LLP today to schedule a consultation with a criminal appeals attorney in Florida. We have English and Spanish speaking representatives who can help you take the next steps to right your conviction.