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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Iola Texas

Iola is a city in Grimes County, Texas, United States. It is about 23 miles (37 km) from Anderson and just over 30 miles (48 km) from Navasota. It has a population of approximately 350. On November 6, 2007, it became the fifth incorporated city in Grimes County after a residential vote. The Iola Independent School District has two campuses - Iola High School (Grades 7-12) and Iola Elementary School (Grades PK-6). NBA player Chris Andersen is from Iola and went to Iola High School. Hometown of J.J. Sajewski former leader of the Fighting Texas Aggie Infantry Band. Home of Yvonne Costello, Police Communications Coordinator, and Sgt. Edward Costello IV, of Texas A&M University. Also, the home of the 2000 Bulldog Heart Award winner, Cody "Spills" Crenshaw.

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...