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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Riviera Texas

Riviera is an unincorporated community in Kleberg County, Texas, United States. Riviera is located about 11 miles (18 km) south of Kingsville on U.S. Highway 77 and about 22 miles (35 km) northeast of Falfurrias on Texas State Highway 285.

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...