Advice 1: How to obtain a copy of the sentence

A person who knows all the intricacies of the judicial system, applicable laws, when considering the criminal case at the magistrate or in the court of General jurisdiction will not be able to take full advantage of all the rights to which he put under the law. Therefore, upon receipt of a copy of the sentence of the court is necessary to know some rules.
How to obtain a copy of the sentence
You will need
  • in a passport application, a receipt of payment
The General procedure for obtaining a copy of the sentence set by the Criminal procedure code of the Russian Federation. The article 312 of the code provides that within 5 days from the time of sentencing by the court of its copy to the convicted (acquitted), lawyer and Prosecutor. At the request of the victim (civil claimant or defendant), their representatives a copy of the verdict may be given to them.
A literal interpretation of this provision means that the convicts, their lawyers and the prosecutors will receive a copy of the judicial act, even if not to request it. But the victims and their representatives to obtain a copy will need to apply to the court with a written statement. But those and other one copy of the verdict is always issued free of charge.
However, there are cases when you need multiple copies of the judicial act. He might just be lost, it can be spent, accompanied by any statement (statement of claim, for example) or cassation, Supervisory complaints as evidence. So you have to re-apply to the court for the results already repeated or multiple copies of the verdict.
In this case, automatically a copy of the verdict is not sent anyone to go to court will have all parties to the process. Current legislation allows you to copy repeatedly, for this, you will need to pay the state duty. The fee will inform the employee of the office of the court, since in each case it will depend on the number of pages of the verdict.
From payment of duty can be exempted only sentenced to actual imprisonment, which are not able to pay for it. However, the person will need to prove that they do not have the means to pay. Such evidence may be a certificate of the institution where the convict is serving his sentence, out of his personal account funds, and the absence of any relatives who could pay the state duty.

Advice 2 : How to get copies of the criminal case

According to the presumption of innocence of the citizens have the right to defend themselves by any means not prohibited by law. For a competent defense in criminal proceedings the possibility of making copies of the criminal case initiated against a specific person. Consider how this procedure.
How to get copies of the criminal case
The criminal procedure code of the Russian Federation (CCP) provides the possibility of obtaining copies of the criminal case. This process is described in article 217 of the code of criminal procedure, which States that "in the process of familiarization with the criminal case materials consisting of several volumes, the accused and his counsel shall be authorized to apply to any of the volumes of the criminal case and to write out any information and in any volume, to make copies of documents, including by technical means."
During preliminary investigation the accused is also entitled to receive certain types of procedural documents. So the accused has the right to demand a copy of the decision on initiation of criminal case (provided that the case has been opened against him and not against unidentified persons), a copy of the search warrant in his home, a copy of the decision about attraction as the accused.
Copies of other documents are usually not available. However, to every rule there are exceptions. For example, the accused may submit a copy of the expert report (if it is too difficult for a single review). Obtaining copies of the criminal case, the provision of which is not required by law, is possible only at the request of the defendant. So, to get a copy of the same expert conclusion must submit a separate written request (or to state it during the oral review to be entered of record) to the investigator or the head of the investigative body. When the satisfaction of the relevant materials will be provided.
At the stage of judicial consideration it is also possible to obtain copies of the criminal case. It is necessary to apply to the court which is seized of the case, with a written statement. It must specify the reasons for which are required to provide copies. The decision to provide copies of the criminal case addressed by the hearing.
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