§ 21.01 “indictment”
§ 21.011 Filing of Charging Instrument or Related Document in Electronic Form
§ 21.02 Requisites of an Indictment
§ 21.03 What Should Be Stated
§ 21.04 The Certainty Required
§ 21.05 Particular Intent; Intent to Defraud
§ 21.06 Allegation of Venue
§ 21.07 Allegation of Name
§ 21.08 Allegation of Ownership
§ 21.09 Description of Property
§ 21.10 “felonious” and “feloniously”
§ 21.11 Certainty; What Sufficient
§ 21.12 Special and General Terms
§ 21.13 Act With Intent to Commit an Offense
§ 21.14 Perjury and Aggravated Perjury
§ 21.15 Must Allege Acts of Recklessness or Criminal Negligence
§ 21.16 Certain Forms of Indictments
§ 21.17 Following Statutory Words
§ 21.18 Matters of Judicial Notice
§ 21.19 Defects of Form
§ 21.20 “information”
§ 21.21 Requisites of an Information
§ 21.22 Information Based Upon Complaint
§ 21.23 Rules as to Indictment Apply to Information
§ 21.24 Joinder of Certain Offenses
§ 21.25 When Indictment Has Been Lost, Etc
§ 21.26 Order Transferring Cases
§ 21.27 Causes Transferred to Justice Court
§ 21.28 Duty On Transfer
§ 21.29 Proceedings of Inferior Court
§ 21.30 Cause Improvidently Transferred
§ 21.31 Testing for Aids and Certain Other Diseases

Terms Used In Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Chapter 21

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • most recent federal census: means the United States decennial census immediately preceding the action in question. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • 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.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.