What Is the Appeals Process for a Criminal Conviction in Texas?

July 27th, 2017 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

If you have been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor in Texas, your case does not necessarily end with the jury’s verdict. You do have the right to appeal, that is to seek review of the trial court’s judgment with an appellate court. Texas has an unusually complicated court system, so here is a basic […]

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What Happens When I Plead Guilty to a Drug Charge in Texas?

June 5th, 2017 by Tad Nelson in Drug Crime

Drug charges often carry significant penalties in Texas. For example, possession of more than 400 grams of methamphetamine is a first-degree felony under the Texas Penal Code, punishable by a prison term of up to 99 years. This is why if you are charged with possession of any amount illegal drugs, it is important to […]

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