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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Midkiff Texas

Midkiff is an unincorporated community in northeastern Upton County, Texas, United States. It lies along FM 2401 and FM 3095 north of the city of Rankin, the county seat of Upton County. Its elevation is 2,736 feet (834 m). Although Midkiff is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 79755; the ZCTA for ZIP Code 79755 had a population of 245 at the 2000 census. Founded in an oil boom in the early 1950s, Midkiff was named for a former community in nearby areas of Midland County. Its post office was established in September 1952.

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...