Iowa Federal Post-Conviction Lawyers
The petition for writ of habeas corpus has an extensive and opulent history in the United States. Habeas Corpus was inherited from English Common Law and is still widely used today. It is used to restore the freedoms of those incarcerated in federal institutions. It is the job of our Iowa post-conviction appeal lawyers to help you through the habeas corpus process. Contact our Iowa Post-Conviction Appeal Lawyers at 1-888-233-8895. We also handle Iowa criminal appeals, Iowa civil appeals and federal appeals in Iowa.
Our Iowa post-conviction appeal lawyers proudly carry on the tradition of habeas corpus for incarcerated clients all over the country. One of the greatest hallmarks of a free society is the right to petition for writ of habeas corpus. To not have this right would be to be subject to imprisonment for any reason at any time. Fortunately, we have this great right and a conviction and incarceration may be able to be overturned.
The 2255 Motion in Iowa Federal Courts
A modern day version of habeas corpus, the 2255 Motion is available for those clients convicted and incarcerated in federal courts. One important distinction is that in custody does not necessarily mean behind bars.
A 2255 Motion may be rewarded with a retrial, a lesser sentence or with all charges dismissed completely. This motion is typically a last resort and filed after all other forms of appeal have been exhausted.
The 2254 Motion for Iowa Criminal Convictions
The 2254 Motion is used in cases where the client is in state custody. Just as with the 2255 Motion, being in custody does not always mean being incarcerated. There are situation where a client can be in federal custody but not be imprisoned. Those clients in state custody have the right to file a writ of habeas corpus with the United States Supreme Court. Their incarceration must be a violation of constitutional rights, law, or treaties of the United States.
Our legal team has vast experience in habeas corpus relief and is ready, willing and able to put that experience to work for you. Being in custody in the United States is a life altering experience. Not only do we use our experience in this matter, but in all legal matters. Our Iowa post-conviction appeal lawyers are able to analyze, research and protect the rights of each of our clients’ cases to their utmost satisfaction. We know the law and are here to help you through this trying time.
Have you received a conviction that you would like to see overturned? Perhaps the sentence you received is harsher than it should be. No matter the case, it might be necessary to call our Iowa Post-Conviction Appeal Lawyers. Iowa criminal defense attorneys at Brownstone, PA have extensive experience at every step of a criminal defense case: from pretrial motions, to trial, to appeals, to the post-conviction phases of a case that has lost in the Court of Appeals. Federal post-conviction motions are a chance for a defendant to receive a new trial.
An appeals attorney that specializes specifically in appellate litigation is the best defense that you have during the appeals process. Our attorneys often file motions under: Rule 2255, Motions for Ineffective Counsel. It may be possible through the application of these rules to take your cases back to trial court to raise additional grounds that you failed to raise in your appeal, such as:
Our Iowa Post-Conviction Appeal Lawyers review cases from across the nation. For a free consultation with an experienced appeals attorney, contact Brownstone’s Iowa federal appeals lawyers today.