The criminal appeals process in North Dakota simplified

In North Dakota, you have thirty days after the Judgment has been entered to appeal your conviction. For this article, I am going to assume the conviction was in a North Dakota state district court. 1 The first thing a criminal defendant must assess is whether he should appeal the conviction to the North Dakota Supreme Court.  There are a multitude of factors that must be considered: the merits of an appeal, the cost of an appeal if hiring a private attorney, the time it takes to obtain a decision, whether the conviction is a misdemeanor or felony, the length [...]

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