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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Vega Texas

Vega is a city in Oldham County, Texas, United States. It is the county seat of Oldham County. The population was 936 at the 2000 census. A July 1, 2008 U.S. Census Bureau estimate placed the population at 871. In 2005, Vega was the setting for the CMT reality show, Popularity Contest.

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...