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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Laguna Park Texas

Laguna Park is an unincorporated community in Bosque County in Central Texas. According to the Handbook of Texas, the community had an estimated population of 550 in 2000. Laguna Park is located along State Highway 22 in southeastern Bosque County, approximately 27 miles northwest of Waco. The community is situated at the southern end of Lake Whitney. Following the completion of Whitney Dam in the early 1950s, Laguna Park became a recreation destination. Small stores and a post office opened to serve the surrounding agricultural area as well as visitors to Lake Whitney. The population stood at just under 500 during the mid-1970s, but slowly grew to approximately 550 by 2000. Public education in the community of Laguna Park is provided by the Clifton Independent School District.

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...