§ 15.01 Warrant of Arrest
§ 15.02 Requisites of Warrant
§ 15.03 Magistrate May Issue Warrant or Summons
§ 15.04 Complaint
§ 15.05 Requisites of Complaint
§ 15.051 Polygraph Examination of Complainant Prohibited
§ 15.06 Warrant Extends to Every Part of the State
§ 15.07 Warrant Issued by Other Magistrate
§ 15.08 Warrant May Be Forwarded
§ 15.09 Complaint May Be Forwarded
§ 15.14 Arrest After Dismissal Because of Delay
§ 15.16 How Warrant Is Executed
§ 15.17 Duties of Arresting Officer and Magistrate
§ 15.171 Duty of Officer to Notify Probate Court
§ 15.18 Arrest for Out-of-County Offense
§ 15.19 Notice of Arrest
§ 15.20 Duty of Sheriff Receiving Notice
§ 15.21 Release On Personal Bond If Not Timely Demanded
§ 15.22 When a Person Is Arrested
§ 15.23 Time of Arrest
§ 15.24 What Force May Be Used
§ 15.25 May Break Door
§ 15.26 Authority to Arrest Must Be Made Known
§ 15.27 Notification to Schools Required

Terms Used In Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Chapter 15 - Arrest Under Warrant

  • Affidavit: means a statement in writing of a fact or facts signed by the party making it, sworn to before an officer authorized to administer oaths, and officially certified to by the officer under his seal of office. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Signature: includes the mark of a person unable to write, and "subscribe" includes the making of such a mark. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • sworn: includes affirm or affirmed. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.