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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Scroggins Texas

Scroggins is an unincorporated community in Franklin County, Texas, United States. It is located along FM 115, approximately fifteen miles south of Mount Vernon and twenty-two miles east of Sulphur Springs. Settlement of the area began in the 1850s. The community was named after Milt Scroggins, a local sawmill operator. According to the Handbook of Texas, Scroggins had an estimated population of 125 in 2000. Although it is unincorporated, the community has a post office, with the ZIP code of 75480.

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...