Rule 24.5. Determining Voluntariness Of Plea.

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The court shall not accept a plea of guilty or nolo contendere without first determining that the plea is voluntary. The court shall determine whether the tendered plea is the result of a plea agreement. If it is, the court shall require that the agreement be stated. The court shall also address the defendant personally and determine whether any force or threats, or any promises apart from a plea agreement, were used to induce the plea.

Associated Court Rules: 
Rules of Criminal Procedure
Group Title: 
Article VII. Pleas of Guilty and Nolo Contendere