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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Chillicothe Texas

Chillicothe is a city in Hardeman County, Texas, United States. The population was 798 at the 2000 census. The historical preservationist Myna Potts resides in Chillicothe. She is curator of the Medicine Mound Museum, a restoration of her late father's general store in the ghost town of Medicine Mound, located nine miles south of Chilicothe.

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...

Federal court opinions concerning criminal appeals law in Texas