No. 82-48.

648 P.2d 285 (1982)

STATE of Montana, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. Jay Lee GATES, Defendant and Appellant.

Supreme Court of Montana.

Decided July 15, 1982.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ferguson & Mitchell, Colleen M. Dowdall, Missoula, for defendant and appellant.

Mike Greely, Atty. Gen., Helena, Robert L. Deschamps, County Atty., Missoula, for plaintiff and respondent.

HASWELL, Chief Justice.

Defendant appeals from the District Court's denial of his pro se motion to withdraw his guilty plea. We affirm.

On December 30, 1980, defendant was charged by information with forgery, a felony. He pleaded not guilty on January 7, 1981. On February 25, 1981, a hearing was held on defendant's pro se motion to change his plea to guilty. After extensive interrogation, the District Court accepted defendant's guilty plea and...

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