Second Court of Appeals

Local Rules 

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Rule 1: Briefs
A. Cover.
B. Number of Copies.
C. Motions for Leave to File Briefs.
D. Letter Briefs.
E. Filing Dates.
F. Recording or Exhibit.

Rule 2: Original Proceedings
A. Number of Copies.
B. Notice.

Rule 3: Motions
A. Number of Copies.
B. Signatures and Certificates.
C. Motions for Extension of Time in Criminal Cases.
D. Motions for Rehearing and En Banc Reconsideration.

Rule 4: Oral Argument
A. Request.
B. Time Allowed.
C. Continuance.
D. Waiver.

Rule 5: Fax Filing of Documents
A. By the Court.
B. By the Parties.

Rule 6: Withdrawal of Record on Appeal
A. Civil Cases.
B. Criminal Cases.

Rule 7: Protection of Parties' Identities in Filed Documents
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Supreme Court of Texas Order Approving Local Rules 
Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Order Approving Local Rules