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Dallas Criminal Appeal Lawyer

Get Help Appealing Your Conviction

Individuals who are convicted of crimes have the opportunity to appeal their case to a higher court in the hopes of receiving a dismissal, a re-trial, or the possibility of re-sentencing. If you wish to be granted an appeal, you must prove that there were legal mistakes that directly contributed to the outcome of the trial. If your sentence was unfairly reached due to such circumstances, Attorney Peter Barrett can help.

Get started on your appeal by calling our office at (214) 307-8667 to schedule your initial consultation.

The Texas Appeals Process

Appeals are not simply repeat trials; the Texas appeals court does not consider any new evidence, but instead focuses on the proceedings of the lower court.

An appeal will review everything recorded on the court reporter's transcript, including:

  • Statements made by the judge, jury, prosecutor, witnesses, and anyone else who participated in the trial's proceedings
  • Any evidence that was submitted during the trial
  • Briefs filed by each side which may explain why the legal process was incorrect in the case

Attorney Peter Barrett's vast amount of legal knowledge in criminal defense and appellate law can help you successfully file an appeal. As your advocate, he will present you with as many options as possible. You can count on him to provide you with the respect and courtesy you deserve as he guides you through the complex and often overwhelming appeals process.

Why Choose Our Firm?

Your case deserves aggressive and tactical representation. Attorney Peter Barrett's legal experience is rooted in more than 25 years of service in the North Texas area, and he has a reputation as an aggressive and hard-working advocate for his clients.

What sets us apart from other criminal defense firms?

  • We answer the phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • We offer comprehensive consultations
  • Attorney Barrett is a frequent author on a variety of criminal topics
  • We have the knowledge and experience to defend your unique situation

Mistakes happen in court. when they do, you have the opportunity to respond to them and protect your future. Attorney Peter Barrett can help.

Don't fight your conviction alone. Learn more about what Peter Barrett can do for you by calling (214) 307-8667 today.

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What Sets Peter Barrett Apart?

  • Full-Service Criminal Defense Firm

    Our team exclusively handles criminal defense matters and we will handle every aspect of your case in-house. 

  • Tailored Representation

    You work directly with our attorney who personalizes each case based on a client’s individual needs.

  • Legal Guidance for Trials

    Often our cases do not result in a trial. However, if trial is in the best interest of our client, Attorney Barrett has handled over 100 jury trials in state and federal courts.

  • The Resources to Defend You

    Should your case have to go to trial, our firm can associate a team forensic accountants, investigators, and other experts to ensure we're providing you with the most thorough representation.

Contact Us Today

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