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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Fate Texas

Fate is a city in Rockwall County, Texas, United States. The 2000 Census showed the city's population at 497. A census by the North Texas Central Council of Governments in 2006 showed the city's population at 3,300. Based on current water bills, the city's population is estimated at 5,139. The citizens recently approved a home rule charter, thus establishing home rule in Fate. The city hired its first paid Fire Chief in 2006 and an Assistant Chief/Fire Marshal in 2008.

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...