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Rule 17.5. Withdrawal of a Plea

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Criminal Procedure

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
V. Pleas of Guilty and NO Contest
Rule 17. Pleas of Guilty and NO Contest; Submitting a Case on the Record (Refs & Annos)
16A A.R.S. Rules Crim.Proc., Rule 17.5
Rule 17.5. Withdrawal of a Plea
The court may allow a defendant to withdraw a plea of guilty or no contest if it is necessary to correct a manifest injustice. Upon withdrawal of a plea, the charges against the defendant will be reinstated automatically as they existed before the plea agreement.


Added Aug. 31, 2017, effective Jan. 1, 2018.

Editors' Notes

Former Rule 17.5, relating to withdrawal of plea, was abrogated effective Jan. 1, 2018. See, now, this rule.
16A A. R. S. Rules Crim. Proc., Rule 17.5, AZ ST RCRP Rule 17.5
Current with amendments received through 05/1/2020.
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