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In Ohio, you may file a motion to withdraw a guilty plea at any time within 6 months after the entry of the plea. However, be aware that such motions usually fail. The courts see them as a form of buyer's remorse. The best chance you have for success is to get the prosecutor to join you in the motion to withdraw.
If you fall outside the 6 month window, you may file an appeal to the Ohio Court of Appeals, but that appeal must be grounded in fact and law, such as the conviction or sentence were contrary to the law, you were denied proper discovery, or your rights under the 4th, 5th, 6th, or 14th Amendments were violated.
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