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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Kingsville Texas

Kingsville is a city in and the county seat of Kleberg County, Texas, United States. The population was 25,575 at the 2000 census. It is the principal city of the Kingsville Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is part of the larger Corpus Christi-Kingsville Combined Statistical Area. Kingsville was formed in 1904 and named after Captain Richard King, owner of the King Ranch. Kingsville's economy, like much of South Texas, is extremely dependent on agriculture, particularly cattle, cotton and sorghum. Since World War II, Kingsville has been home to NAS Kingsville, a key US Navy jet training center.

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...