Criminal Appeals and Petitions for Habeas Corpus Relief

Hegge & Confusione's appellate attorneys have over 20 years of experience handling state and federal criminal appeals and petitions for habeas corpus relief in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and the Washington, D.C. metro area. If you have been wrongfully convicted of a crime or have received an unfair sentence, an appeal can overturn your conviction or vacate your sentence.

At Hegge & Confusione, we understand what is at stake for you. We will fight for your constitutional rights to have a fair and impartial criminal process. Your appeal is never just a case number to us. See for yourself! Read about our successes in criminal cases or read reviews by actual clients.

Please keep in mind that the deadlines for most appeals are strictly limited. If you are considering an appeal, it is advisable to get a case assessment from an appellate attorney as soon as possible so your time limit does not expire.

Criminal Appeals, Post-Judgment Relief, and Habeas Petitions

We can help you by:

  • Determining if your case can be or should be appealed.
  • Working as head or co-counsel for your appellate case.
  • Providing legal counsel to your trial lawyers.
  • Creating required appellate applications.
  • Reviewing briefs and finalizing arguments on your behalf.

Discover your legal options in your appellate case by contacting us now.

When Can a Criminal Conviction or Sentence be Reversed on Appeal?

Just a few types of errors that can justify reversal of a conviction or sentence on appeal include:

  • Incorrect instructions to jurors.
  • Using inadmissible evidence.
  • Misapplying governing law.
  • Violation of your constitutional rights by police or the prosecutor.

Because appeals are all we do, our attorneys are excellent at finding the most important errors in your case and emphasizing them to the appellate court.

Need an attorney for a criminal appeal? You need Hegge & Confusione! Contact us today.

About Michael Confusione

New Jersey attorney Michael Confusione co-founded Hegge & Confusione in 1999 and heads the firm's appellate practice. He has over 20 years of experience in appellate law and has handled hundreds of civil and criminal appeals.

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“After losing at trial my son’s successful filling at the appellate court would not be possible without the help, support and great representation of Mr. Michael Confusione. When the chips were down Michael was there for my family and I.”
– F.R.

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