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Waiver Of Trial 171-46 - Illinois

Waiver Of Trial Form. This is a Illinois form and can be used in Criminal Lake Local County .
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT LAKE COUNTY, ILLINOIS PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS ) ) vs. ) ) ) ____________________________________________ ) DEFENDANT Case No. ________________________ WAIVER OF TRIAL I, , the Defendant, acknowledge that I have been advised and understand I have a constitutional right to a trial to determine the facts and whether I am guilty of the charge(s) against me. I further acknowledge that I have been advised and understand that I have a constitutional right to decide whether the trial would be either by a jury, which would consist of twelve (12) people chosen from the community where the verdict must be unanimous, or a bench trial heard by a judge only, and that if I waive my right to trial there will not be a trial by jury or a judge at any time. I further acknowledge that I have been advised and understand that when I waive my constitutional rights, I also waive my rights during trial, which include: 1. The right to plead not guilty or persist in a previous plea of not guilty; 2. The right to be presumed innocent of the charge(s) against me; 3. The right to require the prosecution to prove my guilt beyond a reasonable doubt; 4. The right not to be compelled to incriminate myself including the right to choose whether to testify on my own behalf; 5. The right to see and hear the witnesses and evidence of the prosecution in open court and to question or cross-examine those witnesses; and 6. The right to present evidence and witnesses of my own and have the court require such witnesses to be in court. I also acknowledge that I have been advised and understand the nature of the charge(s); the minimum and maximum sentence prescribed by law, including any possible extended or consecutive sentences; and that I have a right to counsel and, if indigent, to have counsel appointed for me by the court. I further acknowledge that I have been advised and understand that if I am not a citizen of the United States, conviction of the offense(s) to which I am pleading guilty may have the consequences of deportation, exclusion from admission to the United States, or denial of naturalization under the laws of the United States. I HAVE READ THE ABOVE AND KNOWINGLY, VOLUNTARILY, AND UNDERSTANDINGLY WAIVE MY RIGHT TO TRIAL, AND STATE THAT, OTHER THAN IN A PLEA AGREEMENT MADE KNOWN TO THE COURT, NO PROMISES, THREATS, OR FORCE WERE USED TO OBTAIN THIS WAIVER. DATE DEFENDANT The Court has conveyed to the Defendant personally in open court the information set forth above and finds that the Defendant knowingly, voluntarily, and understandingly waives these constitutional rights. DATE Page 1 of 2 JUDGE 171-46 (Rev. 06/14) American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT LAKE COUNTY, ILLINOIS PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS ) ) vs. ) ) ) ____________________________________________ ) DEFENDANT Case No. ________________________ RENUNCIA A JUICIO Yo, ______________________________, el acusado, doy conocimiento que sido advertido y entiendo que tengo el derecho constitucional a un juicio para determinar los hechos y si soy culpable de la(s) acusación (es) presentada(s) en mi contra. Además doy conocimiento que se me ha advertido y entiendo que tengo el derecho constitucional a decidir si el juicio sería ya sea ante un jurado el cual consistiría de doce (12) personas escogidas de la comunidad en dónde el veredicto debe ser unánime, o un juicio escuchado solamente ante el juez, y que si renuncio a mi derecho a juicio no habrá juicio ante un jurado ni ante ni un juez en ningún momento. Además doy conocimiento que se me ha advertido y entiendo que cuando renuncio a mi derecho constitucional a un juicio, también renuncio a mis derechos durante el juicio, los cuales incluyen: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. El derecho a declararme no culpable o persistir en cualquier declaración de no culpabilidad hecha anteriormente; El derecho a que se me presuma inocente de la(s) acusación(es) presentada(s) en mi contra; El derecho a exigirle a la fiscalía que pruebe mi culpabilidad más allá de la duda razonable; El derecho a que no se me exija declarar en mi propia contra incluyendo el derecho a escoger si testifico a mi favor; El derecho a ver y escuchar la evidencia y los testigos de la fiscalía en una audiencia pública y de preguntar y repreguntar esos testigos; y El derecho a presentar evidencia y a llamar mis propios testigos y a hacer que el juez les exija presentarse al juzgado para que testifiquen a mi favor. También doy conocimiento que he sido advertido y entiendo las razones del cargo(s); y de las sentencias mínimas y máximas prescritas por la ley, incluyendo cualquier sentencia posible extendida o consecutiva; y que tengo el derecho a un abogado y, que si soy indigente, el tribunal me asignará un abogado Además doy conocimiento que se me ha advertido que si no soy ciudadano de los Estados Unidos, una condena por este(os) delito(s) por el cual(es) me estoy declarando culpable podría tener consecuencias de deportación, exclusión para la admisión a los Estados Unidos, o negación de la naturalización bajo las leyes de los Estados Unidos. HE LEDO LO SUSODICHO Y, LIBREMENTE, VOLUNTARIAMENTE Y CONSCIENTEMENTE RENUNCIO A MI DERECHO A UN JUICIO, Y MANIFIESTO QUE, ADEMÁS DE LA DECLARACIÓN DADA A CONOCER AL JUEZ, NO FUERON USADAS PROMESAS, AMENAZAS, NI FUERZA PARA OBTENER ESTA RENUNCIA. ____________________________ FECHA _______________________________________ ACUSADO THE COURT HAS CONVEYED TO THE DEFENDANT PERSONALLY IN OPEN COURT THE INFORMATION SET FORTH ABOVE AND FINDS THAT THE DEFENDANT HAS FREELY, VOLUNTARILY AND UNDERSTANDINGLY WAIVED HIS/HER RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY. _____________________________ DATE ______________________________________ JUDGE Page 2 of 2 171-46 (Rev. 06/14) American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com
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