A proceeding in which a convicted person asks a higher court to overturn a conviction or sentence received at the trial court based on alleged errors which appear in the trial record.
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INEFFECTIVE ASSISTANCE OF COUNSEL - Ineffective assistance of counsel at trial and on direct appeal violates the Sixth Amendment right to a fair trial.
The judge can either affirm or deny the objections, modify the support order if appropriate, or remand it back to the Support Magistrate. An appeal can be taken from the Family Court Judge who heard the objections. No direct appeal lies from a support order issued by a Support Magistrate.
1 : an appeal from an order of a three-judge court granting or denying an interlocutory or permanent injunction that may be taken directly to the U.S. Supreme Court under title 28 section 1253 of the ...
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See also: What is the meaning of Attorney, Lawyer, Attorn, State, Counsel?