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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Summersville Kentucky

Summersville is an unincorporated community in Green County, Kentucky, United States. It lies along Routes 61 and 323 northwest of the city of Greensburg, the county seat of Green County. Its elevation is 804 feet (245 m). Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 42782. Annually in late July the residents host a festival named "Summersville Days".

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...