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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Pierce Texas

Pierce is an unincorporated community in Wharton County, Texas, United States. It is located along U.S. Highway 59 in central Wharton County, approximately five miles northeast of El Campo and eight miles southwest of Wharton. According to the Handbook of Texas, the community had an estimated population of 49 in 2000. Although it is unincorporated, Pierce has a post office, with the ZIP code of 77467. Public education in the community of Pierce is provided by the El Campo Independent School District and Wharton Independent School District.

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...