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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?…

There are many steps that you have to go through to file your 2255 Writ, but there are a few important steps to filing the writ that you need to know to have the best shot at freedom for your loved one. The 2255 writ is a modern descendant of the common law petition for…

Winning an appeal in Texas state or Federal court requires capable representation. Blizzard and Zimmerman Attorneys strongly advocate for their clients by drawing on their experience in Texas and Federal courts and by following a strategic procedure. We also work with a team approach to each case. Discovering Mistakes and Errors in your Trial and…

RESULTS: Our client, a 7th-grade girl, was severely injured in a church bus accident. The child was hospitalized for over a year, and contracted MRSA – Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Her rehabilitation from the accident and her infection took over a year. It took a long time for her physical rehabilitation to enable her to fully…

With a large portion of our practice dealing with criminal law, we get a number of inquiries from people about the statute of limitations in Texas law. This will vary from any Federal statute of limitations on Federal crimes. Many times, folks think that their county district attorney has run out of time to bring…

There are many records you may need to gather for your Federal Writ, the 2255, and many places where you have to gather those records. Start With Your Trial Attorney One of the people who can provide records is your trial attorney. Whether you had a trial or whether you pled guilty, your trial attorney…

If you’ve been arrested on criminal charges, you may want to learn more about Texas pretrial diversion. This is sometimes called pretrial intervention. Here at Blizzard and Zimmerman Attorneys, this has been a successful option for a number of our clients facing criminal charges. In short, this program is a way that you may avoid…

Typically you file the federal 2255 Writ after your conviction is final; however, there are circumstances where you may file the 2255 Writ before your conviction is final. When your conviction is final, it means that your direct appeal has already been filed and you were denied relief, and it also could mean that your…

There are many things that happen after you file your federal 2255 Writ application that you should know about to better your chances of success in seeking freedom for your loved one. Usually, the first step that occurs after the 2255 Writ is filed is that the court examines the writ. The examination is usually…

The 2255 Writ is known by many names: a Motion to Vacate, 2255 Petition, 2255 Writ or sometimes it’s just called a Writ of Habeas Corpus. Nevertheless, it is a critical tool to seek freedom from federal prison. Section 2255 of the United States Code regulates the application and motion writs, so for the purpose…

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