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Appeals (Criminal)

Motion for Late Appeal with Reply (11.2022)

This Motion and Reply argue the appellate received affirmative misadvice from the court regarding the right to appeal, thus no waiver of right to appeal in a late filing of direct appeal. Thanks to Jeff Ellis for this briefing.

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Shackling – The Right to be “free from all bonds or shackles except in extraordinary circumstances.”

Your client has a constitutional right to be free from all bonds or shackles in every hearing except in extraordinary circumstances.

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Motion To Dismiss-Right to Counsel, Due Process, Speedy, State Mismanagement

This Motion to Dismiss is related to the attorney shortage crisis; the failure to appoint counsel – specifically to in custody clients, but it can be modified for out of custody clients as well. Because it is comprehensive w...

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Principles and Leading Cases on Procedures in Personal Restraint Petitions (2018)

Staff of the Washington Supreme Court prepare this manual on the law and procedure for seeking post conviction relief through use of a Personal Restraint Petition (PRP).

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Motion for Release Pending Appeal

Sample motion for release following conviction and sentence while appeal is pending in Superior Court. Thanks to Norm Partington.

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Motion to Stay Sentence Pending Appeal

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Emergency Motion and Stay_Competency_2nd State Expert

This motion seeks discretionary review in the COA and stay of a trial court order authorizing a second state expert to evaluate defendant for competency.

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Prosecutorial Misconduct, Miranda, 3.6 Appeal

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Anders Brief

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Emergency Motion To Stay

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