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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In East Point Kentucky

East Point is an unincorporated community in Johnson County, Kentucky, United States. The community's first settlers were the Greer and Auxier families, who had both abandoned Blockhouse Bottom. The first post office was originally established in Floyd County on February 6, 1871, but was moved to Johnson County in 1877. It's current ZIP code is 41216. East Point is located at an elevation of 623 feet.

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...

Federal court opinions concerning criminal appeals law in Kentucky