Abuse of Discretion Plea Withdrawal.

Byline: Derek Hawkins

WI Court of Appeals District III

Case Name: State of Wisconsin v. Donald F. Rick

Case No.: 2018AP41-CR

Officials: Stark, P.J., Hruz and Seidl, JJ.

Focus: Abuse of Discretion Plea Withdrawal

Donald Rick appeals a judgment convicting him of first-degree intentional homicide. He argues the circuit court erroneously exercised its discretion by denying his presentence motion for plea withdrawal. He also argues the court erred by denying that motion without first holding an evidentiary hearing. We conclude the court properly denied Rick's motion and did not err by failing to hold an evidentiary hearing. We therefore affirm.

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