Filing late appeal (criminal)

Asked about 1 year ago - Brooklyn, NY

what are the consequences in filling late criminal appeal i want to file a late appeal and need help can someone file 6 months later

Attorney answers (3)

  1. Eric Edward Rothstein

    Contributor Level 20

    2

    Lawyers agree

    Answered . You will need to make a motion giving a reason for the delay. Courts usually grant them because they prefer to address criminal appeals on the merits. I handle criminal appeals.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and have been doing criminal defense work for over 16 years. I was... more
  2. Arkady Bukh

    Pro

    Contributor Level 15

    2

    Lawyers agree

    Answered . Your criminal defense attorney would make a motion to the court and in that motion state why there was a delay in filing. As above colleague says, there is a good likelihood of success. Do not try to do this on your own, obtain an attorney.

    If this answer was helpful please click that block. Answers in the forum are only general and it is always best... more
  3. Jason Lloyd Stern

    Contributor Level 8

    Answered . Your criminal defense attorney should be able to handle this for you. I would strongly advise you to use experienced counsel in both obtaining court permission to file a late appeal and for the appeal itself.

    Good luck!

Can't find what you're looking for? Ask a Lawyer

Get free answers from experienced attorneys.

 

Ask now

29,261 answers this week

3,028 attorneys answering

Ask a Lawyer

Get answers from top-rated lawyers.

  • It's FREE
  • It's easy
  • It's anonymous

29,261 answers this week

3,028 attorneys answering