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Old 03-25-2015, 09:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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no contest withdrawal

Withdrawing*a Guilty or No Contest Plea

A defendant may withdraw a plea of guilty or no contest for any reason before the court accepts the plea.*After the court accepts the plea, but before the court imposes sentencing, the defendant may withdraw a plea of guilty or no contest only if:*

The court rejects the plea agreementThe defendant can show a fair and just reason for withdrawing the plea

After the court imposes a sentence, the defendant may not withdraw a plea of guilty or no contest.

Right to Appeal a Guilty or No Contest Plea

Generally, a defendant will waive his right to appeal the plea in the plea agreement.*A defendant can appeal a plea agreement only if it was entered into involuntarily, unknowingly, or without knowledge of the consequences of the plea.
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