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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Tennessee Colony Texas

Tennessee Colony is an unincorporated community in western Anderson County, Texas, United States. It lies just off U.S. Highway 287 northwest of the city of Palestine, the county seat of Anderson County. Its elevation is 364 feet (111 m). Four major state correctional facilities, the Beto Prison, the Coffield Prison, the Michael Prison, and the Gurney Transfer Facility, are located near Tennessee Colony and use the community's name in their mailing addresses. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office and four ZIP codes: 75861, 75880, 75884, and 75886.

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...