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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 2.4. Pleas.

    
    A defendant may plead not guilty, guilty, or with the consent of the Court, nolo contendere. The Court may refuse to accept a plea of guilty. If a defendant refuses to plead or if a Court refuses to accept a plea of guilty, the Court shall enter a plea of not guilty. No plea may be entered in complaints alleging a felony.

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