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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Colleyville Texas

Colleyville is a city in Tarrant County, Texas, United States and a wealthy suburb of Fort Worth. The population was 19,636 at the 2000 census. It was named in the early 1900s for Dr. Lilburn H. Colley, one of its early residents and a veteran of the Union Army.

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...