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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Stambaugh Kentucky

Stambaugh is an unincorporated community in Johnson County, Kentucky, United States. Stambaugh's post office was established on February 28, 1905, with Bessie L. Stambaugh as the first postmaster. The community was named after the descendants of Samuel and Philip Stambaugh, who were two of the area's first settlers. Its ZIP Code is 41257. Stambaugh is located at an elevation of 830 feet (253 m).

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...