Appeals, New Trial Motions and Rule 32 Post-Conviction Relief

In Phoenix and throughout Arizona, The Baker Law Firm, LLC defends clients against a broad range of criminal charges, including DUI, domestic violence and drug charges. Our experienced criminal defense attorney, Michael Baker, provides aggressive defense, holding state and federal prosecutors to the burden of proof.

Mr. Baker believes that everyone’s rights should be protected and that everyone deserves the best possible criminal defense. This belief extends beyond the verdict rendered by the judge. If you feel that you were wronged by the judicial process, Mr. Baker can protect your rights, pursuing an appeal or post-conviction relief on your behalf.

In appeals and post-conviction relief cases, timing is crucial. There are strict deadlines that must be met. For an initial consultation with an attorney, call us today at 602-842-0359.

Appeals and Post-Conviction Relief Timelines

The deadline for filing a notice of appeal on a case from Superior Court is 20 days. For a misdemeanor case, the deadline is 14 days. For post-conviction relief, including Rule 32 cases, there is a deadline of 90 days to file your notice of post conviction relief and other strict deadlines throughout the process.

These cases have the potential to be lengthy, taking months or even years to resolve the often complex judicial issues. You can rely on our attorneys to stand by you every step of the way as they pursue the justice you deserve.

Sometimes Justice Is Not Served — We Can Help

While the odds may not always be favorable in a criminal appeals case, it is important to realize that sometimes judges make mistakes; that is why the appeals process exists. To discuss your right to appeal or post-conviction relief with a lawyer, contact us today.