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Form 29. Entry of Not Guilty Plea and Advisements

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Criminal Procedure

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
IX. Miscellaneous
Rule 41. Forms
16A A.R.S. Rules Crim.Proc., Form 29
Form 29. Entry of Not Guilty Plea and Advisements
County, Arizona
Defendant (FIRST, MI, LAST)
1. A plea of not guilty is hereby entered on the defendant's behalf to the following charge(s):
2. The parties are notified that the next court appearance in this matter is for __________, on __________, 20 ___, at ___ a.m., before Judge __________, located at __________, Arizona.
3. The defendant is advised that the defendant has the right to be present at all future proceedings. If the defendant fails to appear for any proceeding other than sentencing, that proceeding may be held regardless of the defendant's absence, the defendant may be charged with an offense for failure to appear, and a bench warrant may be issued for the defendant's arrest. If the defendant fails to appear for trial, trial may be held in the defendant's absence and the defendant may be convicted and sentenced.
4. The Defendant is advised that, if convicted, the defendant will be required to appear for sentencing. If the defendant chooses not to appear, and the defendant's absence prevents the defendant from being sentenced within ninety days from the conviction, the defendant may lose the right to a direct appeal.
5. The defendant is further advised of the right to (jury) trial in this matter.
6. The defendant is further advised that discovery is available from the Prosecutor's office, as provided in rule 15.1, Rules of Criminal Procedure.
7. The defendant is directed to contact his/her attorney within 72 hours of service of this notice.
8. The defendant has requested an interpreter: [ ] Spanish [ ] Other Language
I acknowledge that I have received a copy of this document.
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Telephone Number
Defense Attorney
Bar No.


Added Sept. 5, 2007, effective Jan. 1, 2008. Amended Aug. 27, 2015, effective Jan. 1, 2016.
16A A. R. S. Rules Crim. Proc., Form 29, AZ ST RCRP Form 29
State Court Rules are current with amendments received and effective through 4/1/22. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through 4/1/22.
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