Overturning or vacating a conviction, or modifying a criminal sentence, is a complicated legal process. Our attorneys and legal researchers explain on what grounds these remedies may be possible and how the process works in Florida in these helpful library articles. We invite you to learn more about post-conviction relief here.
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  • Broward County Post-Conviction Attorney Motion to Vacate Conviction, Judgment & Sentence, Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.850 In most cases, a Motion to Vacate Conviction, Judgment & Sentence pursuant to Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.850 must be filed prior to the expiration of two years after a judgment becomes final. Typical grounds for seeking 3.850 relief include ineffective...