Criminal Practice – Probation Revocation – Right to Counsel – Waiver FormState v. Ramirez Both on defendant’s waiver form and before the trial court, defendant consistently maintained that he intended to hire an attorney and did not intend to proceed pro se. The trial court seems to have been under the mistaken belief that defendant had waived his right to all counsel, as the state told the trial court that defendant had “waived counsel,” and, when directed by the trial court to begin only if counsel had been waived, the state began discussing the merits of the hearing.
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Published: April 20, 2012
Time posted: 3:26 pm
Tags: Criminal Practice, probation revocation, right to counsel, Waiver Form