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Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief-Indigent Defendant-Appointment of Counsel

Where a defendant challenged the dismissal of his motion for post-conviction relief arguing that Rule 24.035 required the appointment of counsel for an indigent movant, the judgment is reversed and remanded because the defendant filed his motion timely, he was indigent and the court failed to appoint counsel. Judgment is reversed and remanded. Bishop v. State (MLW ...