North Carolina General Statutes § 15A-141 When entry of attorney in criminal proceeding occurs

An attorney enters a criminal proceeding when he:

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

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

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

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

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

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