After a federal criminal defendant has been sentenced, they have few options to challenge their conviction. One option which is still available is a 2255 motion. These federal habeas corpus proceedings typically focus on ineffective assistance of counsel at the trial or appellate levels. This infographic explains the 2255 motion process. Learn about the steps involved in filing and litigating a 2255 motion here.
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