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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Dayhoit Kentucky

Dayhoit is an unincorporated community in Harlan County, Kentucky, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 40824. The population of the ZCTA for 40824 was 458 at the 2000 census.

What is criminal appeals law?

A criminal appeal is a formal request to rehear a case that has already been decided -- a request that a new court reconsider the decision of the first court. When one or both sides of a case that has already been decided think there was a mistake made at trial, they can file an appeal. An appeal is entirely different than a jury trial. There is no testimony taken. The court of appeals decides the case entirely upon the written briefs filed by your attorney and the offie of the Attorney General who represents the prosecution and asks that the conviction be upheld.

Answers to criminal appeals law issues in Kentucky

After conviction and sentencing, a defendant has the opportunity to file an appeal of his sentence. If the conviction...