Initial Civil Appeals: Texas

August 12, 2015

A Q&A guide to appealing from a trial court of general jurisdiction in Texas. This Q&A addresses starting an appeal (as of right or by permission), obtaining a stay pending appeal, completing preliminary requirements (like mediation), submitting a factual record or appendix, briefing the appeal, arguing the appeal and requesting rehearing. Answers to questions can be compared across a number of jurisdictions.

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