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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Strunk Kentucky

Strunk is an unincorporated community in McCreary County, Kentucky, United States. The community's post office was established as Strunks Lane on February 18, 1892 and was probably named for George W. Strunk, who owned a local coal mine. By 1894, the post office's named was simplified to Strunk. Its ZIP code is 42649. Strunk is located at 36°37′19″N 84°26′01″W / 36.62194°N 84.43361°W / 36.62194; -84.43361 (36.6220236, -84.4335486) and at an elevation of 1427 feet (435 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...