Criminal Prosecution In Kentucky

The Steps Of A Criminal Prosecution In Kentucky

Understanding the process of a criminal prosecution is vital to defending a criminal charge and asserting your rights as a defendant.  The following is a step by step explanation of what happens from the time a crime is alleged all the way to the trial.

1.  How a Criminal Prosecution Begins.

There are three primary ways in which a prosecution is initiated; (1) a police officer files a complaint, (2) a private citizen files a complaint, or (3) an arrest is made without a warrant or Continue reading