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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Paluxy Texas

Paluxy is an unincorporated community in Hood County, Texas, United States. The community is located on Farm to Market Road 51, fifteen miles southwest of Granbury. It was part of Erath County until 1866, when Hood County was created. Paluxy was named after the Paluxy River that runs through it. In 1887, the population of Paluxy was approximately 100. That figure rose to 164 in 1900, but steadily declined through the century. Current estimates put the population at around 80. Paluxy residents rely on larger, incorporated cities for some services. The local newspaper is published in Granbury and area students attend school in nearby Tolar.

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...