Rule 17.3. A Court's Duty to Determine Whether a Plea Is Entered Voluntarily and Intelligen...
Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Criminal Procedure
16A A.R.S. Rules Crim.Proc., Rule 17.3
Rule 17.3. A Court's Duty to Determine Whether a Plea Is Entered Voluntarily and Intelligently
(b) Determining a Factual Basis. The court must find a factual basis for all guilty or no contest pleas. When making this finding, the court may consider the defendant's statements, police reports, certified transcripts of grand jury proceedings, or other satisfactory information. The court may make this finding at the time of the plea, or it may defer that determination until judgment is entered.
Added Aug. 31, 2017, effective Jan. 1, 2018.
HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
Former Rule 17.3, relating to duty of court to determine voluntariness and intelligence of the plea, was abrogated effective Jan. 1, 2018. See, now, this rule.
16A A. R. S. Rules Crim. Proc., Rule 17.3, AZ ST RCRP Rule 17.3
Current with amendments received through 05/1/2020.
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