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Craig E. Gibbs, Attorney at Law - Criminal, Family Law, Attorney
Phone: 504-322-1261
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WHEN CAN I APPEAL A CONVICTION?

When a trial court makes a decision, there is an assumption that their finding is the correct one and higher courts are hesitant to hear an appeal from the lower court. In order to hear it, the it must be demonstrated to the appellate court that there was an error in the trial and this was either a substantial error or a material one. This basically rules out harmless errors-those that are not likely to make a substantial difference in the result of the trial as they do not affect the defendant’s substantial rights.

HOW SERIOUS IS ILLEGAL POSSESSION OR USE OF A PRESCRIPTION DRUG?

Some substances are legal when prescribed by a doctor, but that does not make them legal for everybody. Possession of a prescription drug without a prescription can result in serious penalties and may even be considered a felony. A drug possession charge could have major consequences in your life so here are some important points you should know:

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    Craig E. Gibbs, Attorney at Law - Criminal, Family Law, Attorney

    Craig E. Gibbs, Attorney at Law

    4480 General DeGaulle Drive, Suite 217
    New Orleans, LA 70131


    Fax: 844-246-0278
    New Orleans Criminal Law Office

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