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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Mount Vernon Texas

Mount Vernon is a town in Franklin County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,286 at the 2000 census. Don Meredith, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and Monday Night Football broadcaster, is a Mount Vernon Legend. Also hailing from Mt. Vernon is 13 year veteran AFL/NFL offensive lineman Bobby Maples. Maples played for the Houston Oilers, Pittsburgh Steelers and Denver Broncos.

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...