There are many mistakes you can make when filing your 11.07 Writ of Habeas Corpus application, but there are four particular mistakes that could be devastating if you accidentally make them, so I’m here today to write about the four biggest mistakes you can make when you file your 11.07 Writ of Habeas Corpus application….

Picture this: you just filed your 11.07  writ of habeas corpus application, and you are about to have your records sent to the Court of Criminal Appeals for determination. You either had a hearing, the court received evidence, or maybe the court didn’t do anything, but there’s one thing you forgot: You didn’t attach all…

The grounds you assert on your Writ of Habeas Corpus can make or break your case. It is very important that you and your loved ones know the ground to assert your case on, but that raises the obvious question: What grounds are good to assert in your case, and what grounds have no chance?…

You’ve probably read my writings before about how ineffective assistance of counsel is one of the most powerful grounds in an 11.07 Writ of Habeas Corpus application. That’s why today I wanted to walk you through some examples of the types of Ineffective Assistance of Counsel claims that can be used as a ground for…

We do get questions from time to time about what a board certified attorney is. Here at Blizzard and Zimmerman, Jacob Blizzard is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Specialization for not only Criminal Law but also Criminal Appellate law. These are two related but separate areas of law. But what does Board Certified…

Many innocent people are tragically convicted and sent to prison, so today I decided to write about some statistics about exonerations in cases and just how proficient the system is at putting innocent people in prison. Many times throughout my practice I’ve seen that there are many people who are exonerated and there are some…

Hello again, and today, I wanted to talk to you about another issue that can be fought in post-conviction relief: juvenile certifications. Suppose someone has been tragically sentenced to a lifetime or a very long period of time in prison when that person was actually just a child. That person was 16 years old or…

Hello There. Today I would like to write about the 11.07 writ process as it pertains to immigration consequences and how those things might lead to relief for you. If you were not a citizen in the United States or you were here on permanent residency status, that fact may have been affected by your…

Attorney conflicts of interest is a smaller known claim that relates to ineffective assistance of counsel on an 11.07 Writ of Habeas Corpus. In terms of ineffective assistance of counsel, this means that the attorney might have had a conflict of interest, meaning they represented some adverse party previously, or at the same time. This…

Ineffective assistance of counsel as it pertains to your trial attorney’s advice on parole eligibility is a very important topic in the field of post-conviction relief. So today, so I’m writing about it and how this ground may be able to help your case. As you may know, there are different parole eligibility options for…

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