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Using recantations in the context of an actual innocence claim can be very helpful for your fight for freedom, so today I decided to write about the different aspects of recantations and how you can use them to the best advantage in your case. Recantations, with a few exceptions, are going to apply when there…

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…

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…

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…

Now that you’ve hired an attorney, what happens between the hiring and filing of the application? This article is going to unveil that secret. The attorney is going to know as much as they can about the prospective client by doing just a little bit of research, just on what the client was convicted of,…

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…

Did you know that deadly weapon finding can be a misused tool used to increase the mandatory time you must serve in prison before you’re eligible for release on parole? If you or your loved one is convicted and later discovers that your case has deadly weapon findings on it, it’s not over yet. Here’s…

There are grounds that you can assert in 11.07 Writ of Habeas Corpus to seek freedom from prison, even if what you did that resulted in your incarceration was a plea bargain, trial, or an open plea. What you should do is to file an 11.07 for the right constitutional type ground. For example, the…

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