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RULES OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE -- DISTRICT DIVISION

CRIMINAL RULES

 

Note: The following rules do not apply to criminal cases pending or filed in Strafford and Cheshire counties on or after January 1, 2016. The Strafford and Cheshire County Rules of Criminal Procedure shall apply to criminal cases pending or filed on or after January 1, 2016 in Strafford and Cheshire counties.

 

Rule 2.14. Appeal to Superior Court after waiver of trial.

    
    In all prosecutions for misdemeanors and violations, the Court, in its discretion, may allow the defendant, upon advice of counsel, to plead not guilty, waive the presentation of evidence by the State, and the presentation of his defense. The Court shall require the prosecution to make an offer of proof. The Court may then find the defendant guilty and impose sentence. The defendant may then appeal to the Superior Court.

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