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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Rhodelia Kentucky

Rhodelia is an unincorporated rural community in Meade County, Kentucky, United States. It is a small community that lies a few miles west of Brandenburg on KY 144 near it's intersection with Rhodes Road and south of KY 144's intersection with KY 259. Near Rhodelia is St. Theresa Roman Catholic Church, listed on 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...