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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Orangefield Texas

Orangefield is an unincorporated town located about twelve miles east of Beaumont in Orange County, Texas, United States. It is part of the Beaumont–Port Arthur Metropolitan Statistical Area. In 1913, the town began to develop around the oilfield just west of Orange. After a major producing well was discovered, a post office was established for Orangefield in 1922. The population level reached an estimated 1000 people by the mid-1930’s, but within the next two decades would decrease to about 500 by the early 1950’s. As of 1990, the estimated population was about 725. The Orangefield Independent School District serves area students.

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...