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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Hillview Kentucky

Hillview is a city in Bullitt County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 7,037 at the 2000 census. The primary road through the area is Kentucky Route 61 (Preston Highway). Long a rural farming community, it was connected to what became Interstate 65 in 1954 grew in the 1950s and especially 1960s as a suburb of Louisville. The larger subdivisions included Maryville, Overdale, and Lone Acres, and they incorporated in 1974 to form Hillview.

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...