A Notice of Appeal has to be served within 30 days of the conviction (sentencing). However, the appeallate courts often grant motions to file a late Notice of Appeal in crimnal cases. I handle criminal appeals.
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The notice of appeal has to be filed within 30 days and then the process of filing begins. There are time frames involved that an appeals attorney can explain better.
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The 30 limit may be extended by the appellate division upon the filing of a writ of errors. If you are already up to one year, you could run into a problem and you may have to document your efforts during the past year of seeking an appeal and why it was frustrated.
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