Terms Used In Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Chapter 7A
- Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
- Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
- Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
- Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.