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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Sidney Kentucky

Sidney is an unincorporated community in Pike County, Kentucky, United States, nestled at the intersection of KY 486 and KY 3220. Although Sidney is unincorporated, it still has a Family Dollar and its own volunteer fire department (Big Creek Fire Department). There is also one remaining coal mine, which is located just off of US 119.

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...