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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Mount Olivet Kentucky

Mount Olivet is a city in and the county seat of Robertson County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 289 at the 2000 census. The population has declined from 442 in 1970, 346 in 1980, and 384 in 1990. Mount Olivet was founded around 1820 incorporated on December 27, 1851 and was named after the Mount of Olives, a biblical reference. It is centered around the junction of US 62 and Kentucky Route 165.

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...