Grant St Julian III's answer You discuss two separate issues, and unless you are a licensed attorney, there is not much you can do other than retain an attorney on your friend's behalf. Since judgment has already been entered, try contacting the Innocence Project. Good luck.
Grant St Julian III's answer You should contact the attorney who represented your uncle and ask specific questions about his case. I cannot comment because I don't know his sentence, nor any other facts regarding his situation. Good luck
Roy Lee Warren's answer I believe if it is filed to set bail the inmate's counsel files it and if the inmate is indigent the filing of the writ is not initially paid for, similar to when there is no payment between an indigent inmate and appointed counsel. If the inmate hired an attorney, I believe $150 per hour would be the minimum charge.
S. Michael Graham's answer Mental trauma injury is not covered by workers' compensation unless it involved a one time event resulting in the trauma. If you have issues with your supervisor who is discriminating against you because you have an injury, you will need to consult with a labor and employment law attorney. Good Luck.
Grant St Julian III's answer You will need an attorney, but in general, a motion fr new trial must be filed within 30 after the conviction was entered. A notice of appeal must also be filed, a request for transcript made, and several other procedural matters must occur, but the primary question that must be addressed is: what is the basis for the appeal, other than you don't like the outcome? The trial court must error to have a conviction overturned. Start calling local lawyers. Good luck.
Matthew Valley's answer Sadly, just because a new charge is eventually dismissed does not mean that a judge’s findings at a revocation hearing are incorrect. There are different burdens of proof when comparing revocation proceedings to trials on a new criminal charge (“preponderance of the evidence” vs. “beyond a reasonable doubt”). His appellate counsel should know more about how is appeal is looking and whether there are good arguments for attacking the judge’s revocation of his probation.
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer This is not a D-I-Y project. You need the help of a criminal defense attorney skilled in appeals and post-convictions remedies. The rules are complicated, see Chapter 11 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure here: http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/CR/htm/CR.11.htm
Not only that, but the rules as written have be interpreted by the Courts of Appeals to mean different things than you might thing by just reading the rules. This is why you need an appeals attorney, you will...
Jack Ternan's answer If you failed to adequately brief an issue in the intermediate court of appeals, the Supreme Court/Court of Criminal Appeals is unlikely to take your case. However, you can attempt to appeal further.
Roy Lee Warren's answer Not enough information to discover how you found out and what was recorded. If you were in public, there is no expectation of privacy, making it more difficult to obtain relief. You may try contacting the administrator for the website to have it removed.
Robert Sterling Guest's answer Quashing an indictment is a complicated issue. Without seeing the indictment it's impossible to tell you if it can be quashed. You need to take the indictment to a lawyer so that person can review it and offer some real legal advice.
Brian Lehman's answer You can file your papers sooner than the deadline, but other than that the court will make the decision on its time line. There is not anything you can do to speed it up at the appellate level.
Robert Sterling Guest's answer Petition? I'm not sure what you mean by that. If you have an active warrant for a probation violation you need to hire an attorney to talk to probation and the prosecutor to see what can be done.
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