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DEFENDANT'S MOTION TO ELECT THE JURY TO ASSESS PUNISHMENT

NO. (Cause No.)

THE STATE OF TEXAS
VS.
(Defendant's Name)

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IN THE COUNTY CRIMINAL
COURT NO. _____ OF
DALLAS COUNTY, TEXAS

DEFENDANT'S MOTION TO ELECT THE JURY TO ASSESS PUNISHMENT

TO THE HONORABLE JUDGE OF SAID COURT:

   NOW COMES the Defendant, (Defendant's Name), in the above-styled and numbered cause, in open Court at the time of entering his/her plea and, in accordance with Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Ann., Art. 37.07, elects that the punishment in this case be assessed by the jury.

   WHEREFORE, PREMISES CONSIDERED, the Defendant respectfully prays that the Court grant this Motion in all things.

 

Respectfully submitted,

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(Defendant's Name)
DEFENDANT

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(Attorney's Name, Address, Bar Card No.)
ATTORNEY FOR DEFENDANT (Name)

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE

   I, the undersigned, hereby certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Defendant's Motion to Elect the Jury to Assess Punishment was forwarded to Mr. Bill Hill, District Attorney, Frank Crowley Courts Building, 133 North Industrial Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75207 on this the ________ day of ___________, 200___.

 

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Attorney's Name

ORDER

   ON THIS the _______ day of ______, 200___, came on to be heard the foregoing Defendant's Motion to Elect the Jury to Assess Punishment, and same is hereby GRANTED/DENIED, to which action Defendant excepted.

 

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JUDGE

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