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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 2.19. Written waiver of probable cause hearing.

    
    A defendant may waive in writing his right to probable cause hearing if he is represented by counsel. On or before the scheduled hearing date counsel shall furnish to the Court an affidavit that the defendant waives his right to a probable cause hearing. Counsel shall be able to represent to the Court in writing that the prosecution and defense jointly recommend that the bail be continued as previously set.
    
    This procedure shall not apply if a change in bail is contemplated by the Court or either party.
    
    In any case the Court may order the presence of the defendant if justice so requires.

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