1989 Guideline 11.6.3

GUIDELINE 11.6.3 – THE DECISION TO ENTER A PLEA OF GUILTY

A. Counsel should inform the client of any tentative negotiated agreement reached with the prosecution, and explain to the client the full content of the agreement along with the advantages, disadvantages and potential consequences of the agreement.

B. The decision to enter or to not enter a plea of guilty should be based solely on the client's best interest.

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