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NCJ Number: 141662 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Author(s): R McWilliams
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 1987
Page Count: 163
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
US Dept of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Intended for use by both novice and experienced criminal defense attorneys and developed for use in the West Virginia public defender system, this volume provides sample pleadings that can be used in every step of the defense from the initial request for bail through the completion of the appeal.
Abstract: The pleadings can be entered on the attorney's word- processing equipment and are particularly quick and easy to use when a merge print function is available. The file is arranged to provide a brief description of applicable law, with citations to the leading West Virginia cases, statutory law, and the relevant rules of procedure. Form pleadings follow the legal summaries. The pleadings are designed to conform to the requirements of the West Virginia Rules of Criminal Procedure, the West Virginia Rules of Appellate Procedure for the Supreme Court of Appeals, the West Virginia Rules of Evidence, the Trial Court Rules for Trial Courts of Record as promulgated by the Supreme Court of Appeals for West Virginia, and the applicable West Virginia code sections.
Main Term(s): Court procedures; Defense preparation
Index Term(s): Criminal proceedings; Pleas; Pretrial motions; Public defenders; West Virginia
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