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Can I withdraw my plea before I’ve done my sentence?

I had a freshly broken collar bone and wing and my arm was out of its socket still. The police arrested me without a statement from my girl for grabbing her wrist because the cop wasn't coming back he said. I told him I had the injuries and needed medical attention. He takes me to jail where the x-ray machine was broken for two years. The judge told me I'd been medically cleared and bail remained at twenty Gs. If I plead no contest and couldn't afford the classes due to no fault of my own, I just fax my unemployment report to my pd and he would appear for me and that's it. So he didn't and when I went back to court and reminded the judge of the deal she asked me if I had a witness. Can I withdraw my plea that I made under duress of torture? I plead no contest so i could get medical attention for broken bones.


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    Steven Alpers | Steven Alpers
    39300 Civic Center Drive #110
    Fremont, CA 94538
    (510) 792-5110
    It is not simple. You would have to make a motion to withdraw the plea and show why it should be withdrawn. Maybe there was a court reporter or your plea was recorded on a cd you could get a transcript. If so that would help.
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 6/30/2014
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