Texas Law
Criminal Procedure


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Texas Laws | Criminal Procedure

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CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

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TITLE 1. CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

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CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

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CHAPTER 2. GENERAL DUTIES OF OFFICERS

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CHAPTER 3. DEFINITIONS

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CHAPTER 4. COURTS AND CRIMINAL JURISDICTION

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CHAPTER 5. FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION

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CHAPTER 6. PREVENTING OFFENSES BY THE ACT OF MAGISTRATES AND OTHER OFFICERS; EDUCATION CONCERNING CONSEQUENCES OF CERTAIN OFFENSES

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CHAPTER 7. PROCEEDINGS BEFORE MAGISTRATES TO PREVENT OFFENSES

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CHAPTER 7A. PROTECTIVE ORDER FOR VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT OR ABUSE, STALKING, OR TRAFFICKING

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CHAPTER 8. SUPPRESSION OF RIOTS AND OTHER DISTURBANCES

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CHAPTER 9. OFFENSES INJURIOUS TO PUBLIC HEALTH

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CHAPTER 10. OBSTRUCTIONS OF PUBLIC HIGHWAYS

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CHAPTER 11. HABEAS CORPUS

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CHAPTER 12. LIMITATION

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CHAPTER 13. VENUE

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CHAPTER 14. ARREST WITHOUT WARRANT

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CHAPTER 15. ARREST UNDER WARRANT

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CHAPTER 16. THE COMMITMENT OR DISCHARGE OF THE ACCUSED

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CHAPTER 17. BAIL

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CHAPTER 17A. CORPORATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

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CHAPTER 18. SEARCH WARRANTS

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CHAPTER 19. ORGANIZATION OF THE GRAND JURY

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CHAPTER 20. DUTIES AND POWERS OF THE GRAND JURY

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CHAPTER 21. INDICTMENT AND INFORMATION

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CHAPTER 22. FORFEITURE OF BAIL

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CHAPTER 23. THE CAPIAS

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CHAPTER 24. SUBPOENA AND ATTACHMENT

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CHAPTER 24A. RESPONDING TO SUBPOENAS AND CERTAIN OTHER COURT ORDERS; PRESERVING CERTAIN INFORMATION

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CHAPTER 25. SERVICE OF A COPY OF THE INDICTMENT

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CHAPTER 26. ARRAIGNMENT

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CHAPTER 27. THE PLEADING IN CRIMINAL ACTIONS

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CHAPTER 28. MOTIONS, PLEADINGS AND EXCEPTIONS

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CHAPTER 29. CONTINUANCE

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CHAPTER 30. DISQUALIFICATION OF THE JUDGE

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CHAPTER 31. CHANGE OF VENUE

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CHAPTER 32. DISMISSING PROSECUTIONS

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CHAPTER 32A. SPEEDY TRIAL

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CHAPTER 33. THE MODE OF TRIAL

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CHAPTER 34. SPECIAL VENIRE IN CAPITAL CASES

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CHAPTER 35. FORMATION OF THE JURY

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CHAPTER 36. THE TRIAL BEFORE THE JURY

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CHAPTER 37. THE VERDICT

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CHAPTER 38. EVIDENCE IN CRIMINAL ACTIONS

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CHAPTER 39. DEPOSITIONS AND DISCOVERY

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CHAPTER 40. NEW TRIALS

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CHAPTER 42. JUDGMENT AND SENTENCE

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CHAPTER 42A. COMMUNITY SUPERVISION

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CHAPTER 43. EXECUTION OF JUDGMENT

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CHAPTER 44. APPEAL AND WRIT OF ERROR

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CHAPTER 45. JUSTICE AND MUNICIPAL COURTS

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CHAPTER 46. INSANITY AS DEFENSE

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CHAPTER 46A. AIDS AND HIV TESTING IN COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL JAILS

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CHAPTER 46B. INCOMPETENCY TO STAND TRIAL

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CHAPTER 46C. INSANITY DEFENSE

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CHAPTER 47. DISPOSITION OF STOLEN PROPERTY

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CHAPTER 48. PARDON AND PAROLE

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CHAPTER 49. INQUESTS UPON DEAD BODIES

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CHAPTER 50. FIRE INQUESTS

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CHAPTER 51. FUGITIVES FROM JUSTICE

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CHAPTER 52. COURT OF INQUIRY

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CHAPTER 54. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

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CHAPTER 55. EXPUNCTION OF CRIMINAL RECORDS

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CHAPTER 56. RIGHTS OF CRIME VICTIMS

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CHAPTER 57. CONFIDENTIALITY OF IDENTIFYING INFORMATION OF SEX OFFENSE VICTIMS

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CHAPTER 57B. CONFIDENTIALITY OF IDENTIFYING INFORMATION OF FAMILY VIOLENCE VICTIMS

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CHAPTER 57C. SEALING OF COURT RECORDS CONTAINING MEDICAL INFORMATION FOR CERTAIN CHILD VICTIMS

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CHAPTER 57D. CONFIDENTIALITY OF IDENTIFYING INFORMATION OF VICTIMS OF TRAFFICKING OF PERSONS

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CHAPTER 59. FORFEITURE OF CONTRABAND

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CHAPTER 60. CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD SYSTEM

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CHAPTER 61. COMPILATION OF INFORMATION PERTAINING TO CRIMINAL COMBINATIONS AND CRIMINAL STREET GANGS

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CHAPTER 62. SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION PROGRAM

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CHAPTER 63. MISSING CHILDREN AND MISSING PERSONS

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CHAPTER 64. MOTION FOR FORENSIC DNA TESTING

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TITLE 2. CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

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CHAPTER 101. GENERAL PROVISIONS

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CHAPTER 102. COSTS PAID BY DEFENDANTS

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CHAPTER 103. PAYMENT, COLLECTION, AND RECORDKEEPING

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CHAPTER 104. CERTAIN EXPENSES PAID BY STATE OR COUNTY

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