Colorado Revised Statutes Title 16. Criminal Proceedings § 16-7-208. Failure or refusal to plead

Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes, a free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.

If a defendant refuses to plead, or if the court refuses to accept a plea of guilty or a plea of nolo contendere (no contest), or if a corporation fails to appear, the court shall enter a plea of not guilty.  If for any reason a plea has not been entered, the case shall for all purposes be considered as one in which a plea of not guilty has been entered.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Colorado Revised Statutes Title 16. Criminal Proceedings § 16-7-208. Failure or refusal to plead - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/co/title-16-criminal-proceedings/co-rev-st-sect-16-7-208/


FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.

Copied to clipboard