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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Junction Texas

Junction is a city in and the county seat of Kimble County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,618 at the 2000 census. The late Governor Coke Stevenson, who served from 1941-1947, was from Junction. The marksman and western entertainer Joe Bowman died of a heart attack in a hotel in Junction in 2009.

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...