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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Winfield Texas

Winfield, Texas is a small town in Titus County, Texas, United States. The population was 499 at the 2000 census. Residents of Mount Pleasant, Texas go there to buy alcoholic beverages, because Mount Pleasant is located in a dry county but the city of Winfield permits alcohol sales within the city limits. It is approximately 10 miles from Mt. Pleaseant to Winfield.

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...