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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Gillett Texas

Gillett is an unincorporated community in Karnes County, Texas, United States. According to the Handbook of Texas, the community had an estimated population of 120 in 2000. Although it is unincorporated, Gillett has a post office, with the ZIP code of 78116. Public education in the community is provided by the Karnes City Independent School District.

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