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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Boys Ranch Texas

Boys Ranch is an unincorporated community in northeastern Oldham County, Texas, United States. It lies along U.S. Route 385 northeast of the city of Vega, the county seat of Oldham County. Its elevation is 3,186 feet (971 m). Although Boys Ranch is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 79010. Boys Ranch is served by the Boys Ranch Independent School District and Boys Ranch High School.

What is criminal appeals law?

A criminal appeal is a formal request to rehear a case that has already been decided -- a request that a new court reconsider the decision of the first court. When one or both sides of a case that has already been decided think there was a mistake made at trial, they can file an appeal. An appeal is entirely different than a jury trial. There is no testimony taken. The court of appeals decides the case entirely upon the written briefs filed by your attorney and the offie of the Attorney General who represents the prosecution and asks that the conviction be upheld.

Answers to criminal appeals law issues in Texas

After conviction and sentencing, a defendant has the opportunity to file an appeal of his sentence. If the conviction...