What is an Alford plea?
An Alford plea is a type of plea where a defendant does not admit to being guilty to the judge. A person who enters an Alford plea admits that the evidence the prosecutor would present at trial would be enough to prove the person guilty, but the defendant does not admit to committing the crime like they do in a standard plea of guilty. In an Alford plea, the court still imposes punishment as if the person pleaded guilty, even though the person does not actually admit guilt.

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1. What are the differences between an infraction and a misdemeanor?
2. What is an arraignment?
3. What happens if I plead guilty?
4. Once I plead guilty, can I change my mind later and plead not guilty?
5. What is a pretrial conference?
6. What is a plea agreement?
7. How do I get an attorney to represent me?
8. How can I get a court appointed attorney?
9. Can I have a court appointed attorney for an infraction?
10. What happens if I miss court?
11. Can I ask the judge for legal advice?
12. Can I ask the prosecutor for legal advice?
13. Can I appeal a conviction on an infraction?
14. Can I appeal a conviction on a misdemeanor?
15. What is a Rule 35 motion?
16. Can I disqualify a judge from my case?
17. What is the difference between a court trial and a jury trial?
18. What is an Alford plea?
19. What is probation?