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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Selman City Texas

Selman City is an unincorporated community in western Rusk County, Texas, United States. It lies along State Highway 64 west of the city of Henderson, the county seat of Rusk County. Its elevation is 407 feet (124 m). Although Selman City is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 75689.

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...