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.
16A A. R. S. Rules Crim. Proc., Rule 17.3, AZ ST RCRP Rule 17.3
State Court Rules are current with amendments received through November 15, 2023. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through November 1, 2023.
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