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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Edmonton Kentucky

Edmonton is a city in and the county seat of Metcalfe County, Kentucky, United States. The area was first surveyed by Revolutionary War veteran and Virginian Edmund P. Rogers in 1800. The city was established by the Kentucky legislature as a trading post in 1836 and was named the county seat in 1860. The post office first opened on February 18, 1830 and was named, though incorrectly spelled, for Edmund Rogers. The population was 1,586 at the 2000 census. The rock band Black Stone Cherry and the country music band Kentucky Headhunters are Edmonton natives. Edmonton is part of the Glasgow Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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...