Judicial Processing - Processing A Case - Plea Agreements and Dismissals Resulting from a Plea Agreement

Authority: Criminal Procedure Law 220.30(3)(a)(ii)

1. The written consent filed with the plea court should contain:

a. Signatures of the judge and prosecutor

b. Key identifiers

c. Plea court name

d. Plea court case number

e. Dismissing court name

f. Dismissing court case number

2. The plea court shall make notification to all the other courts whose cases are involved in the plea agreement once the person has been sentenced. Upon receipt of that notification from the plea court, the other courts should dismiss all pending charges related to the cases involved in the agreement. (Note: These are also known as charges covered by or satisfied by the plea and reported as such.)

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