Q: Can I withdraw my guilty plea of eluding police (car chase) if I fired my lawyer due to misrepresentation?
My ex-lawyer advised me to plead guilty to get into drug court (Zanex) because he said, "everyone gets into drug court once"!
So under his advisement, I pleaded guilty.
Also lack of urgency by my lawyer to obtain video tape of police assault and lack of obtaining Police video/audio CAM.
A: You can try
If you withdraw it, can you win?
Police miscondiuct of the nature you describe is not a defense to drug possession
A: A short answer is that you can file a motion to withdraw your guilty plea. However, I suggest you hire an attorney to further guide you on this matter since there a lot to consider such as where you are procedurally (if you were sentenced etc.) with the case and the circumstances of your plea (plea form, plea hearing etc.).
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