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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Donie Texas

Donie is an unincorporated community in southern Freestone County, Texas, United States. It lies along State Highway 164 south of the city of Fairfield, the county seat of Freestone County. Its elevation is 489 feet (149 m). Although Donie is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 75838.

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...