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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Irene Texas

Irene is an unincorporated community in Hill County, Texas, United States. It is located approximately twelve miles southeast of Hillsboro, near the intersection of FM 308 and FM 1946. Irene had an estimated population of 170 in 2000. Area students attend school in the nearby town of Bynum's supporting school district. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office and its ZIP code is 76650.

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...