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Can I get bail while my conviction is being appealed?

If you have been convicted of an offence and are being held in custody, you will remain in custody until your appeal is heard unless the court decides to release you on bail pending your appeal. To get to the court to consent to your bail while your matter is being appealed, notice of [...]

Can I get bail while my conviction is being appealed? 2018-04-13T09:19:23+00:00

What happens at a criminal appeal?

An appeal is not a new trial where you are allowed to present your defence a second time with the hope of obtaining a different result. Rather, an appeal allows you to go before a higher court to argue that on the basis of the transcript and the evidence tendered at your first trial, [...]

What happens at a criminal appeal? 2018-04-13T09:20:06+00:00

Can I appeal a criminal conviction?

In Canada you can appeal a criminal conviction by appealing a finding of guilt, by appealing the sentence you received, or both. However, the appeal process in Canada is complicated and requires strict compliance with a large number of rules and procedures. As such, it is very important that you immediately seek the assistance [...]

Can I appeal a criminal conviction? 2018-04-13T09:22:44+00:00