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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Russell Springs Kentucky

Russell Springs is the largest city in Russell County, Kentucky, United States. The area had thrived since the 1850s as a health resort because of its location near a chalybeate spring. The town itself was founded in 1850 by Samuel Patterson and was referred to as Big Boiling Springs. The post office was first established on May 17, 1855, and named "Kimble", in honor leading businessman of George Kimble. In 1901 the town was renamed Russell Springs. The population was 2,399 at the 2000 census.

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...