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Texas Code of Criminal Procedure - Chapter 24 Subpoena And Attachment

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  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.01 - Issuance Of Subpoenas
    (a) A subpoena may summon one or more persons to appear: (1) before a court to testify in a criminal action at a specified term ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.011 - Subpoenas; Child Witnesses
    (a) If a witness is younger than 18 years, the court may issue a subpoena directing a person having custody, care, or control of the ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.02 - Subpoena Duces Tecum
    If a witness have in his possession any instrument of writing or other thing desired as evidence, the subpoena may specify such evidence and direct ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.03 - Subpoena And Application Therefor
    (a) Before the clerk or his deputy shall be required or permitted to issue a subpoena in any felony case pending in any district or ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.04 - Service And Return Of Subpoena
    (a) A subpoena is served by: (1) reading the subpoena in the hearing of the witness; (2) delivering a copy of the subpoena to the ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.05 - Refusing To Obey
    If a witness refuses to obey a subpoena, he may be fined at the discretion of the court, as follows: In a felony case, not ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.06 - What Is Disobedience Of A Subpoena
    It shall be held that a witness refuses to obey a subpoena: 1. If he is not in attendance on the court on the day ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.07 - Fine Against Witness Conditional
    When a fine is entered against a witness for failure to appear and testify, the judgment shall be conditional; and a citation shall issue to ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.08 - Witness May Show Cause
    A witness cited to show cause, as provided in the preceding Article, may do so under oath, in writing or verbally, at any time before ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.09 - Court May Remit Fine
    It shall be within the discretion of the court to judge of the sufficiency of an excuse rendered by a witness, and upon the hearing ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.10 - When Witness Appears And Testifies
    When a fine has been entered against a witness, but no trial of the cause takes place, and such witness afterward appears and testifies upon ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.11 - Requisites Of An "Attachment"
    An "attachment" is a writ issued by a clerk of a court under seal, or by any magistrate, or by the foreman of a grand ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.12 - When Attachment May Issue
    When a witness who resides in the county of the prosecution has been duly served with a subpoena to appear and testify in any criminal ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.13 - Attachment For Convict Witnesses
    All persons who have been or may be convicted in this State, and who are confined in an institution operated by the Department of Corrections ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.131 - Notification To Department Of Criminal Justice
    If after the Texas Department of Criminal Justice transfers a defendant or inmate to a county under Article 24.13 and before that person is returned ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.14 - Attachment For Resident Witness
    When a witness resides in the county of the prosecution, whether he has disobeyed a subpoena or not, either in term-time or vacation, upon the ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.15 - To Secure Attendance Before Grand Jury
    At any time before the first day of any term of the district court, the clerk, upon application of the State's attorney, shall issue a ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.16 - Application For Out-County Witness
    Where, in misdemeanor cases in which confinement in jail is a permissible punishment, or in felony cases, a witness resides out of the county in ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.17 - Duty Of Officer Receiving Said Subpoena
    The officer receiving said subpoena shall execute the same by delivering a copy thereof to each witness therein named. He shall make due return of ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.18 - Subpoena Returnable Forthwith
    When a subpoena is returnable forthwith, the officer shall immediately serve the witness with a copy of the same; and it shall be the duty ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.19 - Certificate To Officer
    The clerk, magistrate, or foreman of the grand jury issuing said process, immediately upon the return of said subpoena, if issued as provided in Article ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.20 - Subpoena Returnable At Future Date
    If the subpoena be returnable at some future date, the officer shall have authority to take bail of such witness for his appearance under said ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.21 - Stating Bail In Subpoena
    The court or magistrate issuing said subpoena may direct therein the amount of the bail to be required. The officer may fix the amount if ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.22 - Witness Fined And Attached
    If a witness summoned from without the county refuses to obey a subpoena, he shall be fined by the court or magistrate not exceeding five ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.23 - Witness Released
    A witness who is in custody for failing to give bail shall be at once released upon giving bail required. Acts 1965, 59th Leg., p. ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.24 - Bail For Witness
    Witnesses on behalf of the State or defendant may, at the request of either party, be required to enter into bail in an amount to ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.25 - Personal Bond Of Witness
    When it appears to the satisfaction of the court that personal bond of the witness will insure his attendance, no security need be required of ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.26 - Enforcing Forfeiture
    The bond of a witness may be enforced against him and his sureties, if any, in the manner pointed out in this Code for enforcing ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.27 - No Surrender After Forfeiture
    The sureties of a witness have no right to discharge themselves by the surrender of the witness after the forfeiture of their bond. Acts 1965, ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.28 - Uniform Act To Secure Attendance Of Witnesses From Without State
    Short Title Sec. 1. This Act may be cited as the "Uniform Act to Secure the Attendance of Witnesses from Without the State in Criminal ...
  • Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 24.29 - Uniform Act To Secure Rendition Of Prisoners In Criminal Proceedings
    Short title Sec. 1. This article may be cited as the "Uniform Act to Secure Rendition of Prisoners in Criminal Proceedings." Definitions Sec. 2. In ...
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