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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Paint Lick Kentucky

Paint Lick is an unincorporated community in Garrard County, Kentucky, United States. It lies along Routes 21 and 52 east of the city of Lancaster, the county seat of Garrard County. Its elevation is 820 feet (250 m). Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 40461.

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...