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Jacob Blizzard here, and today, I wanted to talk to you about a question that I get asked sometimes: why do you choose to practice post-conviction relief? First, I’ll tell you a little bit of background about me. I grew up in the Houston area in a little town called Crosby, and when I graduated…

Brady Evidence is one of the most important tools at your disposal of proving yourself innocent (or getting a reduced sentence) after you’ve already been sent to prison. Introduction to Brady Material Brady Material is material (or evidence) that is favorable to the defense in some way. In other words, it’s exculpatory, which is evidence…

Knowing about and understanding the “two prongs” of Ineffective Assistance is very important to your case. Today I wanted to talk to you about Ineffective Assistance of Counsel and how you can use that ground in a 110.7 Writ of Habeas Corpus application on direct appeal or in a federal writ. The Things You Need…

What can you do when you think the trial court judge in your case was biased or prejudiced against you? Filing a motion for recusal of the trial judge may be a good option. Motion for recusal can be filed in any case where the accuser believes that the trial court judge is biased or…

Can you still clear your name after being released from prison? Yes, you can do this by pursuing the 11.07 writ process. You can get your conviction overturned or your sentence overturned even if you have already served your entire sentence. The Court of Criminal Appeals has set out in Ex Parte Harrington that you can pursue…

What can you do after reaching a plea bargain with the state, pled guilty, and in prison or on probation, and waived your right to appeal? Remember, a Writ of Habeas Corpus is different from an appeal. So even if you waive your right to appeal your case on direct appeal to the court of…

Is it possible to file an 11.07 Writ of Habeas Corpus after entering a plea bargain? That means, you’ve gone to court, entered a plea of guilty, and had an agreed sentence. The agreed sentence is a part of what you’re serving now. However, many people often think that there’s nothing you can do. You’re…

Now that you’ve gone through the Writ of Habeas Corpus process, what happens next? You’ve got your conviction and sentence overturned, then what are you left with? Effectively when you get your sentence or your conviction overturned, you are sent back for a new trial, so unless you were found actually innocent through the RIP…

So you’ve been accused and convicted of a crime, and your case is on an appeal and you’re about to stand trial. No matter what the case is, you need to act now with as much of your resources and efforts as possible. There are lots of people who are years and years down the…

When it comes to hiring an attorney to work for you in your case, there are essentially two things to think about. First, what qualifications should you be on the lookout for (of course, you want to hire an attorney with excellent qualifications). Secondly, what should you expect when you have hired the attorney? Why…

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