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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Payneville Kentucky

Payneville is an unincorporated rural community in Meade County, Kentucky, United States. It is a small community that lies a few miles northwest of Brandenburg on KY 144 at it's intersections with KY 376, near KY 144's intersection with KY 1239. Located near here are the Payneville Petroglyphs, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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...