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Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure


(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 8003)
  • § 8003. Limitation on scope

    (a) This chapter does not provide a basis for:

    (1) invalidating a plea, conviction, or sentence;

    (2) a cause of action for money damages;

    (3) a claim for relief from or defense to the application of a collateral consequence based on a failure to comply with this chapter; or

    (4) seeking relief from a collateral consequence imposed by another state or the United States or a subdivision, agency, or instrumentality thereof, unless the law of such jurisdiction provides for such relief.

    (b) This chapter shall not affect:

    (1) the duty an individual’s attorney owes to the individual;

    (2) a claim or right of a victim of an offense; or

    (3) a right or remedy under law other than this chapter available to an individual convicted of an offense. (Added 2013, No. 181 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2016.)