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Cohen Law, P.A., utilizes our years of experience to protect the rights of Lakeland, Florida and Polk County area residents by providing professional Criminal Defense and Post Conviction New Trial Criminal Defense legal services.
Under certain circumstances, if an individual is convicted during a criminal trial, the defendant may seek to have the verdict set aside in seeking a new trial. Motion for new trial shall be filed and served within 5 days after verdict, if a jury trial was had, or after entry of judgment, if trial was by the court. A reserved motion for directed verdict shall be renewed within the period for moving for a new trial.
In a New Trial, when a motion for new trial calls for a decision on any question of fact, the court may consider evidence on the motion by affidavit or otherwise.
According to Florida Law, the court shall grant a New Trial if any of the following grounds is established:
Grounds for Granting a New Trial if Prejudice Established.
The court shall grant a new trial if any of the following grounds is established, providing substantial rights of the defendant were prejudiced thereby.
Protect your rights by seeking the legal advice and representation of an experienced Lakeland Criminal Conviction Re-Trial / New Trial Lawyer.
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