Appealing Unjust Convictions and Sentences in State Court
Pleading or being found guilty at trial is not the end of the judicial process. By filing an appeal, you can contest whether there was enough evidence to support a conviction. You can also challenge the admission of other evidence or the trial court’s denial of a motion to suppress. Our justice system is not perfect, and the right to appeal an unjust verdict or sentence is fundamental.
To get a new trial or get a conviction overturned in Illinois courts, you need an attorney who knows how to deal with the challenges that come with appealing a case. Illinois criminal appeals lawyer Timothy J. Fiscella knows what it takes to win appeals in Illinois. Mr. Fiscella handles criminal appeals in all five Illinois districts. He has worked on cases challenging convictions for drug conspiracy, possession with intent to deliver, racketeering, murder, attempted murder, and aggravated battery. He is ready to help you on your appeal.
Schedule a free consultation with DuPage County criminal defense attorney Timothy J. Fiscella. Call or even text us your information and someone will get back to you. 312-857-5199. You can also send Mr. Fiscella an e-mail.
Handling a Variety of Different Appeals
You can turn to Timothy J. Fiscella for an honest, straightforward evaluation of your situation. He will discuss all of the options for vindicating your rights. He understands the requirements for many different types of Illinois state court appeals, including:
- Direct appeals: These can be based on a broad range of possible violations of your rights.
- Post-conviction petitions: These most often occur when you believe your previous attorney provided ineffective assistance.
Mr. Fiscella will meticulously review the record to determine which issues present the best chance of success. Whether you were convicted for a white collar crime, a violent crime or any other criminal offense, attorney Fiscella will work hard to reduce your sentence or have your conviction overturned. In some cases, it may be possible to appeal your state conviction to a federal court.
Free Consultation — Contact a DuPage County Appeals Lawyer
Get legal help today. Schedule a free consultation with DuPage County criminal defense attorney Timothy J. Fiscella. Call or even text us your information and someone will get back to you. 312-857-5199. You can also send Mr. Fiscella an e-mail.