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Entry and Withdrawal ofAttorney in Criminal Case.

§ 15A‑141.  When entryof attorney in criminal proceeding occurs.

An attorney enters a criminalproceeding when he:

(1)        Files a writtennotice of entry with the clerk indicating an intent to represent a defendant ina specified criminal proceeding; or

(2)        Appears in acriminal proceeding without limiting the extent of his representation; or

(3)        Appears in acriminal proceeding for a limited purpose and indicates the extent of hisrepresentation by filing written  notice thereof with the clerk; or

(4)        Accepts assignmentto represent an indigent defendant under the terms of Article 36 of Chapter 7Aof the General Statutes; or

(5)        Files a writtenwaiver of arraignment, except that representation in this instance may not belimited pursuant to subdivision (3). (1973, c. 1286, s. 1; 1975,2nd Sess., c. 983, s. 135.)