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Texas Criminal Practice Guide
Copyright 2016, Matthew Bender & Company, Inc., a member of the LexisNexis Group.
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Editorial Consultant:;Frank Maloney;Update Author:;John M. Schmolesky
In addition, this chapter discusses the availability of community supervision where a defendant has been convicted of a state jail felony and the reduction and termination of community supervision. It also covers the revocation of community supervision, including the grounds for revocation, jurisdictional requirements, the defendant's due process rights, arrest and bail, the motion to revoke, the use of a motion to quash in response to a defective motion to revoke, the revocation hearing, the defendant's plea, the defendant's defenses, admissible evidence at the revocation hearing, the requirement that the defendant be provided specific written findings of fact regarding a revocation, the possible outcomes of a revocation hearing, and appellate review of an order revoking community supervision.
This chapter contains helpful checklists for electing a judge or jury to determine regular community service supervision, for filing a motion for regular community service supervision, for responding to a revocation motion, and for a community supervision revocation hearing. It also provides a number of useful community service- and revocation hearing-related motion forms, as well as convenient federal and Texas constitutional articles, Texas statutory rules, case law, annotational, law review, and periodical references, among other resources.
Texas Criminal Practice Guide is a complete resource on Texas criminal law. It provides expert legal analysis, practice tips, sample forms, research guides, and updates on legislative changes. It is arranged by section to correspond with the progression of the Texas criminal justice system, making its detailed information easy to access.
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Additional posttrial proceedings are covered in Chapter 80 (new trial and arrest of judgment) and in Chapter 81 (judgment and sentence).
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