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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Leesville Texas

Leesville is an unincorporated community in Gonzales County, Texas, United States. According to the Handbook of Texas, the community had an estimated population 150 in 2000. Leesville is located at 29°24′25″N 97°44′42″W / 29.40694°N 97.745°W / 29.40694; -97.745 (29.4069038, -97.7449990). It is situated along State Highway 80 in southwestern Gonzales County, approximately 26 miles west of Gonzales and 19 miles south of Luling. Although it is unincorporated, Cost has a post office with the zip code of 78122. Public education in the community of Leesville is provided by the Nixon-Smiley Consolidated 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...