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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In North Richland Hills Texas

North Richland Hills is a city in Tarrant County, Texas, United States. The population was 55,635 at the 2000 census but estimated to be 65,078 in 2006. In 2006, North Richland Hills was selected as the one of the "Top 100 Best Places to live in America" according to Money magazine. North Richland Hills is also third largest city in Tarrant County with more than 65,750 residents.

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...