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Q: What are the laws on a Speedy Trial in Kentucky?

I have had my trial continued 2 times and it's been drawn out for 2 years. I feel like my right to a speedy trial is being ignored.

Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert
answered on Jan 1, 2023

The right to speedy trial is within 180 days if you’re being held on another case. If you only have one case and you agree to continuances then you’re right to speedy trial is not invoked. You need to talk to your attorney. On circuit court trials they typically take 1 to 3 years. Covid has not... View More

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