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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In New Caney Texas

New Caney is an unincorporated area in Montgomery County, Texas, United States within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area. Located just north of Porter, the area encompasses 50 square miles (130 km) of eastern Montgomery County. New Caney's Fire and EMS protection is provided by a joint effort of the New Caney Fire Department ESD#7 and the Montgomery County Hospital District (MCHD). In 1980, population reached estimated 8000. More detailed information can be found at the Handbook of Texas Online. New Caney Municipal Utility District services the area.

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...