Can I have my case re opened after 40 years? Did three years for involuntary manslaughter which I did not commit.

Asked over 1 year ago - Wildwood, FL

Was convicted of the murder of my two month old daughter. Was not guilty. No one would believe me, I was the wife of a black man in a small town.

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  1. Michael George Nichola

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    Answered . While I agree a pardon may be more appropriate, I suspect there is something you may have learned recently and you believe the new evidence will exonerate you, so you should find a lawyer with whom you may have a confidential consultation about this.

  2. George C. Mangrum

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    Answered . No sorry its too late to reopen the case. If you have not been in any trouble since you can apply for a pardon. A pardon would forgive the crime and restore all of your civil rights, like the right to vote and serve on a jury.

    For more information or to set up a free initial consultation contact the Mangrum Law Firm at 407-349-7474. This... more
  3. Larry Thomas McMillan

    Contributor Level 15

    Answered . Unfortunate story, but there is nothing that can be done on your case.

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