Category Archives: – Plea Agreements

Plea Agreement: Binding v. Non-Binding

Plea Agreement:  Binding v. Non-Binding Defense counsel is in District Court with client charged with theft under $100.00.  Defense counsel asks the assigned State’s Attorney for a plea offer.  The State’s Attorney responds “If your client pleads guilty to theft … Continue reading

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Interlocutory Criminal Appeal: Denied Motion to Enforce Plea Agreement

This is a sample motion for an interlocutory appeal in a criminal case arising from a denied motion to enforce a plea agreement.   It was drafted by Paul J. Notarianni. NOTICE OF APPEAL     COMES NOW:  The above captioned … Continue reading

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Enforcement of Plea Agreement:  “But I did what they told me to do…”

Description: Below is the argument section for a motion to enforce a plea agreement.  It was drafted by Paul J. Notarianni.  For this scenario, the relevant facts are as follows.  A defendant was charged with a crime.  At the initial … Continue reading

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STETs are Plea Agreements. State v. Thompson.

Brief Brief State v. Thompson, 48 Md. App. 219, (1981) Issue:   STET agreements are enforceable plea agreements. QUOTES: “Entering of a stet in exchange [for conditions by Defendant] is a plea bargain to be honored by the State as long as … Continue reading

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