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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.
16A A. R. S. Rules Crim. Proc., Rule 17.5, AZ ST RCRP Rule 17.5
State Court Rules are current with amendments received and effective through 12/1/22. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through 12/1/22.
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