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RULE 11-413. RESPONSE TO PETITION; ADMISSION

West's Annotated Code of MarylandMaryland RulesEffective: January 1, 2022

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 11. Juvenile Causes
Chapter 400. Delinquency and Citation Proceedings (Refs & Annos)
Effective: January 1, 2022
MD Rules, Rule 11-413
RULE 11-413. RESPONSE TO PETITION; ADMISSION
(a) Response Permitted. A respondent served with a delinquency petition may file a response that admits or denies all or any facts alleged in the petition. Any written response shall be filed no later than 15 days prior to a scheduled adjudicatory or waiver hearing. Any allegation other than an allegation admitted in a written response is deemed denied.
(b) Admission.
(1) Advice by Court; Finding. Before the court accepts a respondent's admission or non-denial of the allegations, the court shall, on the record and in open court:
(A) advise the respondent of the nature and possible consequence of the admission or non-denial; and
(B) ascertain whether the admission or non-denial is knowing, intelligent, and voluntary.
(2) Withdrawal of Admission. In the interest of justice, the court may permit the respondent to withdraw an admission at any time before disposition.
Source: This Rule is derived in part from former Rule 11-107 (2021) and is in part new.

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[Adopted Nov. 9, 2021, eff. Jan. 1, 2022.]
MD Rules, Rule 11-413, MD R JUV CAUSES Rule 11-413
Current with amendments received through December 1, 2023. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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