Library of Motions

Cause No. __________________

 

STATE OF TEXAS IN THE ________________ COURT

 

V. COURT DESIGNATION

 

*** _______________ COUNTY, TEXAS

 

 

 

MOTION TO INSPECT EVIDENCE

TO THE HONORABLE JUDGE OF SAID COURT:

 

Comes Now ***, the Defendant in the above styled and numbered cause and files this his/her motion to inspect the evidence against him/her and for cause would show the Court as follows:

 

I.

The Defendant is charged with [state offense(s) charged against Defendant]. This/These charge(s) arise from the arrest of the Defendant on [date] and the seizure of certain evidence/ property from a vehicle/residence/container belonging to Defendant in which the Defendant had an expectation of privacy.

 

II.

[Briefly state facts that show how evidence is connected to Defendant by State.]

III.

The Defendant understands that the foregoing property is being held in the ___________ Police Department Property Room. The Defendant requests that his/her counsel be allowed to inspect the alleged [describe evidence to be inspected] , either at the court or at the _____________ Police Department Property Room.

 

 

WHEREFORE, the Defendant prays that his/her counsel be allowed to inspect the aforesaid evidence.

 

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE

 

This is to certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Motion to Inspect Evidence was served upon the attorney for the State on _________________, 200 ___.

 

 

 

__________________________

Attorney for Defendant

Cause No. __________________

 

STATE OF TEXAS IN THE _______________ COURT

 

V. COURT DESIGNATION

 

*** ______________COUNTY, TEXAS

 

 

ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO INSPECT EVIDENCE

Came on to be considered the motion to inspect evidence of the Defendant in this cause. The motion is hereby GRANTED. The Court finds that certain property was seized as a result of the arrest of the Defendant and the search of a vehicle/residence/container on or about ___________________ in _____________________, Texas by the _______________ Police Department. The property has been given tag/service/case/arrest no. ___________. The _________ Police Department is hereby ordered to allow the Department's counsel, _____________________, to inspect the following evidence that was seized as a result of the aforesaid arrest and search, at the _________ Police Department Property Room at any time prior to the trial of this cause, during normal business hours: [described property to be inspected].

 

IT IS SO ORDERED

 

 

SIGNED on _____________________________, 200 __.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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JUDGE PRESIDING