State and Federal Criminal Appeals
As an appellate attorney Heath Hyde specializes in the following types of appeals:
- Federal Criminal Appeals
- State Criminal Appeals
- Petitions for a writ of habeas corpus
Many times in criminal court a defendant is found guilty on charges because of the lack of certain evidence of innocence or errors by a previous attorney. Oftentimes evidence of innocence or fault of criminal investigators during the arrest related to evidence tampering, rights being violated, or other reasons warrant an appeal for a new trial.
In preparing cases heard in a federal appellate court on the grounds that a prior verdict was unjust. One of the steps in an appeal may be file a writ of habeas corpus (literally to “produce the body”) is a legal recourse in law whereby a person can report an arbitrary arrest and detention unlawful detention or imprisonment before a court, usually through a prison official. This is a court order to a person (prison warden) or agency (institution) holding someone in custody to deliver the imprisoned individual to the court issuing the order. This also provides the added benefit of convenience in communication between the defendant and the attorney. Heath Hyde posses’ the unique skills required to present cases in appellate court and focuses on preparing cases for new trial.
If you suspect you are under investigation, been arrested, or charged with a drug crime call the Law Office of Heath Hyde immediately for a free initial consultation.
There are several avenues to appeal a Federal or State criminal conviction. Drafting and Filing Petitions for a Writ of Certiorari before the United States Supreme Court A writ of certiorari orders a lower court to deliver its record in a case so that the higher court...read more