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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Hillister Texas

Hillister is an unincorporated community in southern Tyler County, Texas, United States. It lies along the concurrent U.S. Routes 69 and 287 south of the town of Woodville, the county seat of Tyler County. Its elevation is 190 feet (58 m). Although Hillister is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 77624.

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...