The focus of Sutley Legal Services’ Post Conviction business is aimed at providing relief for the individual who has been found guilty of a crime and is suffering the consequences of this guilty finding. The most common are those who are presently incarcerated and serving lengthy prison sentences. However our services can also provide relief for other forms of suffering as a result of a conviction such as mandatory sentencing, deportation proceedings, high sentencing guidelines, denial of benefits, and restrictions of certain rights. The following are the most common forms of requests and challenges for relief within the ‘Post Conviction Arena’

  •         Direct Appeal

  •         Leave for Appeal

  • ·       Petition for Post Conviction Relief

  •         Motion to Reopen a Closed Petition for Post Conviction Relief

  •         Motion for Modification of Sentence

  •         Motion to Correct an Illegal Sentence

  •         Habeas Corpus

  •         Motion for a New Trial

  •         Writ of Error Coram Nobis

  •         Writ of Actual Innocence

  •         Federal 2255  

Bringing his years of litigation experience in both the State and Federal Courts of Maryland, Benjamin Sutley has joined operations with skilled legal analyst Jeffrey Gresham, of Aggressive Legal Services, to provide the best team approach in striving for relief within the entire post conviction arena.

We believe you will find us honest to work with, competitively priced, and eager for the challenges that these cases present.

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