There are some instances where errors in a trial have an unfair influence on the result of your case. In such instances, you may wish to file an appeal. San Antonio criminal appeals lawyer Mr. Burchard works with you to determine your eligibility for an appeal and the likelihood of its success. He meticulously analyzes every detail of your case to ensure you receive thorough representation on appeal. With more than 30 years of legal experience, Mr. Burchard understands how to approach appeals and stops at nothing to achieve a fair result for you.
Generally, anyone convicted in a trial has a right to an appeal. However, it is important to note that appeals only address “errors of law” — you cannot file an appeal just because you disagree with the outcome of your case. Additionally, the appellate court does not reconsider your evidence or take new evidence. Rather, a successful appeal points to things that went wrong during your trial and clearly demonstrates that those errors impacted the decision made by the judge or jury.
When you believe you have grounds for an appeal, do not hesitate to take action. Work with a San Antonio criminal defense law firm when the following situations affected your original case: