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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Lowake Texas

Lowake is an unincorporated community in northwestern Concho County, Texas, United States, along the Concho River. It lies along FM 381 northern of the town of Paint Rock, the county seat of Concho County. Its elevation is 1,752 feet (534 m). Although Lowake is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 76855; the post office was established in 1909. Founded in 1909 midway between Miles and Paint Rock, Lowake was named for local farmers named Lowe and Schlake, upon whose land the community was built. Lowake's school was merged with that of Paint Rock in the 1950s. Despite its small size, Lowake was well known in the 1960s as the site of a famous steakhouse. (A steakhouse was still in operation in early 2010. ) There were at least two steakhouses, one of which was the "Lowake Inn", a restaurant and gathering place for locals in this small community. Travelers to Lowake not only came by road. There was also a nearby airstrip where pilots of small aircraft could come and go, within easy walking distance of the Inn.

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...