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Can I Appeal a Plea Agreement?

Categories: Appeals

At times, a defendant agrees to a plea deal that he later realizes may not have been his best choice. However, most plea bargains prevent you from filing an appeal. In this circumstance, you may seek to appeal your conviction and sentence by alleging that your lawyer was ineffective in the plea deal that he…

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What Happens When I Accept a Plea Agreement?

Categories: Criminal Law & Process

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If you have been charged with a crime, the first thing you should do is to consult an attorney. While you have the right to a trial by jury for most criminal charges, many criminal cases end with a plea agreement between the prosecutor and the defendant. What is a plea agreement? A plea agreement…

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