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how long does the writ of habeas corpus usually take to be

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how long does the writ of habeas corpus usually take to be brought for a hearing in texas
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Ely replied 7 years ago.

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This depends on the situation. Can you tell me a little more? This is criminal I assume. Conviction already, or no? Etc, etc.

Customer: replied 7 years ago.

I have exhausted my appeal process, i have been on appeal bond for 3 years, my lawyers have the writ ready iam going to turn myself in this week i am wounderinf how long befoe or how long the district court has to respond



Expert:  Ely replied 7 years ago.
According to Texas Code of Criminal Procedure - Article 11.11, The time so appointed shall be the earliest day which the judge can devote to
hearing the cause of the applicant. In reality, this usually means about a week to ten days between filing and hearing. Busy counties (Harris, for example) can take up to two weeks.

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