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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Jonancy Kentucky

Jonancy is a small unincorporated community in Pike County, Kentucky, United States, in the far eastern part of the state. The latitude of Jonancy is 37.316N. The longitude is -82.583W. Jonancy is in the Eastern Coal Field region. The community is in the Eastern Standard time zone.

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...