COURT APPEALS

Melbourne Criminal Lawyers Balot Reilly
462 William St Melbourne West VIC 3003

An appeal in Melbourne and the rest of Victoria can be an appeal against conviction or an appeal against the severity of sentence. Any party to a proceeding may appeal the decision of a lower court.
Generally if you are not satisfied with the decision of a lower court you usually have the right to appeal the decision within 28 days. Mounting a successful court appeal requires special skills.
We have all the resources and knowledge to thoroughly analyse the record on appeal, counsel clients on the advisability of appealing and applying our extensive knowledge of substantive and procedural law to create a successful strategy for our client.

WHAT IS A CONVICTION APPEAL FROM OUR BEST CRIMINAL LAWYERS IN MELBOURNE?

In Melbourne and in the rest of Victoria a conviction appeal is usually filed by an accused person who has been found guilty of an offence or where charges were proven in court for which they maintain their innocence.

Conviction Appeal from the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria

An appeal against conviction from a decision of the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria is usually made to the County Court of Victoria. An accused person does not need to demonstrate specific errors by the Magistrate at first instance. The County Court will hear all the available evidence from the Prosecution and the Accused and make its own findings afresh.
It is important to retain the best criminal lawyers in Melbourne for an appeal against conviction particularly where charges have been proven in court (found guilty) at first instance.

Conviction Appeal from the County Court of Victoria or the Supreme Court of Victoria
If you have been found guilty in the County Court of Victoria and the Supreme Court of Victoria and wish to appeal to that Supreme Court of Appeal you must demonstrate sufficient errors amounting to a miscarriage of justice. This is very different to an appeal from the Magistrates’ Court to the County Court where it is not necessary to demonstrate any errors.
It is important to retain the best criminal lawyers in Melbourne for an appeal against conviction particularly after having been found guilty the first time around

Our Melbourne criminal lawyers have conducted countless successful appeals to the Victorian Court of Appeal and successful appeals in all other states in Australia.

WHAT IS A SENTENCE APPEAL FROM OUR BEST CRIMINAL LAWYERS IN MELBOURNE?

In Melbourne and in the rest of Victoria an appeal against sentence is usually filed by an accused person who believes that the sentence imposed upon them was harsh in all the circumstances of their case.

Sentence Appeal from the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria
An appeal from the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court or any other Magistrates’ Court in Victoria against the severity of sentence is usually made to the County Court of Victoria. The County Court will hear a summary of the alleged offending from the Prosecution and a plea in mitigation by the Defence and impose its own sentence afresh.
Sentence Appeals in Melbourne require highly experienced criminal lawyers. We have the best criminal lawyers in Melbourne for appeals against sentence.

Our Melbourne criminal lawyers have conducted countless appeals to the County Court of Victoria and successful appeals in all other states in Australia.

Sentence Appeal from the County Court of Victoria or the Supreme Court of Victoria

An appeal against sentence from a decision of the County Court of Victoria or the Supreme Court of Victoria is usually made to the Victorian Court of Appeal. An accused person will need to apply to the Court of Appeal for permission to appeal the sentence imposed. If permission is granted, the Court of Appeal will have a transcript of the hearing of the County Court or the Supreme Court and it will review whether any mistakes were made by the lower court. If the sentence appears to be manifestly excessive or inadequate it will resentence the Accused with its own sentence.

Sentence Appeals in Melbourne require highly experienced criminal lawyers. We have the best criminal lawyers in Melbourne for appeals against sentence.

Our Melbourne criminal lawyers have conducted countless appeals to the County Court of Victoria and successful appeals in all other states in Australia.

Call Balot Reilly Criminal Lawyers now, to have the best Legal support and representation during your Court Appeal.

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU'RE IN COURT AND YOU NEED HELP FROM THE BEST CRIMINAL LAWYER IN MELBOURNE?

It's never too late contact an expert criminal lawyer for court appeals from Balot Reilly to immediately assist you in court and to fight for you. You can contact our office on 03 9326 6606 or our 24/7 emergency hotline 0421 905 576.

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU'RE IN COURT AND YOU'RE UNHAPPY WITH YOUR CRIMINAL LAWYER IN COURT APPEALS ?

If you are legally represented you need to communicate your concerns to your current lawyer and
ask the presiding Magistrate, Judge, Member or any other person presiding for an adjournment to engage new legal representation and
contact Balot Reilly expert criminal lawyers for court appeals from Melbourne if you want great legal representation in court.
It's never too late to call Balot Reilly criminal lawyers to represent you in court appeals in all Victorian and Australian courts to fight for your rights, restore your confidence and peace of mind and achieve the best possible outcome in court for your unique legal situation.

Melbourne Criminal Lawyers Balot Reilly
462 William Street Melbourne West, Victoria 3003

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