July 12, 2024

Weighing the Factors in Making a Plea Deal

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) Prosecutors are inundated with cases, but before someone looks down on a plea deal, Finney County Attorney Susan Richmeier wants you to know something.



If both defense and prosecutors start talking, here is what determines whether the potential of a plea deal can move forward.

Richmeier believes plea deals when done right can virtually eliminate the appeal process and streamline access to the judicial system for all.

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