Why a PCR petition/Rule 32?
A PCR petition is the only option a person has when it becomes necessary to appeal a conviction when that person either:
- Entered a guilty plea
- Admitted to violating their probation
If a guilty verdict was reached via a bench or jury trial
If a person was found guilty either by a bench or jury trial, that person has the right to file a Direct Appeal. In the event that appeal is denied, they can still file a Rule 32. It is important to note that Direct Appeals and PCR petitions are different from one another.
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