What is the Appeals Process Under Washington Criminal Law?

If you have been convicted of a crime by a Washington State court, you have the right to have your conviction reviewed on appeal. State convictions are typically reviewed in the Washington Court of Appeals. In general, the Washington appeals process involves six distinct steps or stages. Our experienced Washington appeals attorneys break down these [...]

By |2022-02-16T21:03:23+00:00February 16th, 2022|Appeals and Post-Conviction Relief|Comments Off on What is the Appeals Process Under Washington Criminal Law?

Criminal Appeals in Washington – What Defendants Need to Know

Please note that if you have been convicted of a crime in Washington, all is not over. A defendant who has been convicted of an offense has a legal right to appeal that conviction. And, the appellate process, if successful, can only help your case and your legal status. Criminal appeals can often be difficult [...]

By |2021-06-08T00:33:01+00:00April 10th, 2019|Appeals and Post-Conviction Relief|Comments Off on Criminal Appeals in Washington – What Defendants Need to Know

Washington Supreme Court to Decide Important Immigrant Rights Case

In 2010, the Supreme Court of the United States held in Padilla v. Kentucky, that a criminal defense attorney’s failure to advise a non-citizen client of the immigration consequences of a criminal conviction amounts to ineffective assistance of counsel under the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution. The change in law effected by Padilla [...]

By |2021-09-20T18:12:33+00:00September 18th, 2017|Appeals and Post-Conviction Relief, News|Comments Off on Washington Supreme Court to Decide Important Immigrant Rights Case
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