Extensive Experience With The Appeals Process
Everyone who has been convicted of a criminal charge has an automatic right to appeal his or her case. Your right to appeal is a very time-sensitive matter, however. This makes acting quickly a necessity.
You can trust attorney Michael E. Baker at Spector | Baker Attorneys and Counselors at Law to lay out all your options regarding appealing your conviction. If you feel as though you have been wrongfully convicted and wish to file an appeal, Mr. Baker can help. Contact the firm for guidance on the appellate process.
Solid Preparation For Your Appeal
The most important thing to know about a criminal appeal in Illinois is that you have only 30 days to file for one. It is critical to have an experienced team in your corner that knows how to properly research, compile and perfect your appeal. Appellate brief writing is very different from other areas of criminal law, and experience matters.
Spector | Baker Attorneys and Counselors at Law has a proven track record of success when it comes to handling criminal law cases throughout Cook County. The firm will incorporate any claims of error or incorrect facts that were involved at the trial level to best protect your rights.
Attacking Your Conviction
It is possible to attack your conviction at multiple levels. Mr. Baker has experience at both the appellate court and Supreme Court levels in Illinois, and he will go as far as needed to ensure justice is served.
It is possible to overturn your conviction based on newly found evidence, like DNA results and other scientific data. As a former prosecutor, Mr. Baker has years of experience handling appeals from both sides. This gives the firm a unique understanding of how the prosecution prepares cases and how to fight them.
Spector | Baker Attorneys and Counselors at Law also handles appeals for other attorneys and law firms throughout Illinois. You can rely on the firm’s knowledge and reputation to provide you with the advocacy you need.
Get The Assistance You Need With Your Criminal Appeal
For more information on how to appeal your criminal conviction, contact the Chicagoland law firm at 312-782-4640. You may also reach out to Mr. Baker online.