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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Rio Frio Texas

Rio Frio is an unincorporated community in southeastern Real County, Texas, United States. It lies just off U.S. Route 83, south of the city of Leakey, the county seat of Real County. Its elevation is 1,483 feet (452 m). Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 78879.

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...