State Forms

I. Pretrial Motions | Pretrial Motions: Motions in Limine | Pretrial Motions: Pretrial Discovery | II. DWI Motions | III. Sexual Assault Motions | IV. Post-Trial Motions | Post-Trial Motions: Art. 64 DNA TestingPost-Trial Motions: Writ-invalid use of prior DWI | Miscellaneous


I. Pretrial Motions

Affidavit for Non-Prosecution

Application for Bench Warrant 

Bond Reduction Checklist

Brief-Motion to Quash for Vagueness

Brief-Reconsider Suppression Search Invalid Permission

Brief-Suppression Bad Stop (2)

Brief-Suppression Bad Stop (3)

Brief-Suppression Bad Stop

Brief-Suppression Illegal Detention and Search 

Brief-Suppression Illegal Entry(2) 

Brief-Suppression Illegal Entry 

Brief-Suppression Invalid Search Warrant

Brief-Suppression of Search and Statement 

Brief-Suppression Search of Person

Brief-Suppression Statement

Business Records Affidavit Before 

Challenge to the Constitutionality of Juvenile Transfer Proceeding

Constitution Cross-Reference 

Daubert Type Motion

Defendant’s Acknowledgement of the Plea Bargain Offer

Defendant’s Acknowledgment of Plea Bargain 

Defendant’s Application For Community Supervision 

Defendant’s Election as to Punishment 

Defendant’s Motion for Additional Funding (testing drugs)

Defendant’s Motion for Approval of Expenditure for Independent Forensic Analysis (drugs)

Defendant’s Motion for Approval of Expenditure for Independent Trace Residue Analysis

Defendant’s Motion to Require Election by State 

Defendant’s Motion Requiring Notice of Prosecution’s Intent to Use Copies of Writing 

Defendant’s Request for Court Reporter 

Defendant’s Request for Notice of Extraneous Offenses

Defendant’s Written Objections to Admission of Extraneous Offenses 

Ex Parte Motion for Appointment of Investigator

Ex Parte Motion for Court Approval for Reimbursement of Defense Costs (ID expert)

Ex Parte Motion for Experts

Ex Parte Motion for Funds

Funding Motion for Mitigation Specialist (ex parte)

Habeas Corpus for Bond Reduction

Individual Affidavit for Non-prosecution 

Jury Questionnaire

Motion for Additional Time to Conduct Voir Dire

Motion for Appointment of Expert

Motion for Appointment of Interpreter 

Motion for Appointment of Mitigation Specialist (ex parte)

Motion for Competency Exam 

Motion for Continuance

Motion for Disclosure of Expert Witnesses and Data Relied Upon

Motion for Disclosure under Brady and Kyles

Motion for Examination and Re-Weighing of Physical Evidence

Motion for Hearing on Admissibility of Enhancement

Motion for Hearing on Voluntariness of Any Admission or Confession Whether Written or Oral

Motion for Hearing Pursuant to Rule 705

Motion for Hearing Regarding Out of State Witness 

Motion for Hearing to Determine Competency

Motion for Hearing to Test Qualifications of Prosecution Witness

Motion for HIPAA Order for Medical Records

Motion for ID hearing

Motion for In Camera Inspection for Brady Material

Motion for Pre-trial Hearing 

Motion for Substitution of Counsel

Motion for Transcription of Examining Trial

Motion to Adopt Pleadings 

Motion to Allow Additional Motions for Pre-trial Hearings 

Motion to Arraign Defendant Out of Presence of Jury

Motion to Consider Unadjuducated Offenses

Motion to Consolidate 

Motion to Defer Adjudication 

Motion to Discover Criminal Histories of Witnesses

Motion to Dismiss Prosecution With Prejudice

Motion to Exclude Testimony of Gang Affilliation

Motion to File Additional Motions 

Motion to Keep Prosecutors from Talking to Jurors Post Verdict

Motion to Preclude Use of Prejudicial Terms

Motion to Quash Indictment 

Motion to Reduce State Jail Felony 

Motion to Release Because of Delay

Motion to Suppress Evidence of the Arrest—Lack of Probable Cause 

Motion to Suppress Identification

Motion to Suppress Illegally Seized Evidence 

Motion to Test Qualifications of Prosecution Reputation Witness

Motion to Withdraw (ethical considerations)

Motion Requesting Court to Schedule Examining Trial 

Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus Ad Testificandum 

Plea Offer Letter to Client 

Pretrial Index

Request Under Art. 37.07 §(3)(g) 

Stipulation of Evidence 

Subpoena for medical records


Pretrial Motions: Motions in Limine

Defendant’s Motion in Limine (Name Calling by Prosecution)

Motion in Limine (extraneous offenses and bad acts)

Motion in Limine (Extraneous Offenses, Wrongs or Acts)

Motion in Limine (Other Proceedings)

Motion in Limine (Prior Criminal Record)

Motion in Limine (Prior Trials)

Motion in Limine (Regarding Matters Not Within Personal Knowledge of a Witness)

Motion in Limine (Statements Made While Under Arrest)

Motion in Limine (Trial Conduct)

Motion in Limine and Objections to Admission of Extraneous Offenses

Motion in Limine, For Hearing to Determine Relevancy and Reliability of Expert Testimony 

Motion in Limine Regarding Application for Community Supervision

Motion to Limit Jury Argument of State

Motion to Limit Jury Argument of State (2)

Motion to Limit Jury Argument of State at the Punishment Stage

Motion to Limit Jury Argument of State at the Punishment Stage (2)

Motion to Suppress Improper Prosecutorial Conduct (is another witness lying)


Pretrial Motions: Pretrial Discovery

Defendant’s Motion to Require Prosecution to Reveal any Agreement 

Defendant’s Request to the State for Notice of Extraneous Offenses 

Motion for Authority For State’s Witness to Discuss Facts

Motion for Discovery and Inspection of Evidence

Motion for Discovery of Corroborative Evidence

Motion for Evidence Favorable to the Defendant 

Motion for Independent Examination of Evidence (DNA)

Motion for List of State’s Witnessess 

Motion for Order for Release of Medical Records

Motion for Production of Evidence for Expert Evaluation

Motion for Production of Tape Recorded Evidence 

Motion for Production of Witness Statements

Motion to Inspect Evidence 

Motion to Inspect, Examine and Independently Test Physical Evidence

Motion to Inspect Scene 

Motion to Preserve Evidence 

Motion to Require Disclosure of CI Identity

Motion to Reveal the Deal

Pretrial Discovery Index


II. DWI Motions

Brief-DWI Suppression—anonymous tip

Brief-DWI Suppression-blood test

Brief-DWI Suppression-breath test consent

DWI Motion to Suppress 

Motion to Exclude Extrapolation 

Motion to Preclude Police Officer Testimony on Reliability 


III. Sexual Assault Motions

Motion for Additional Voir Dire 

Motion for Affirmative Finding Pursuant to Art. 42.017 CCP 

Motion for Exemption from Sex Offender Registration 

Motion In Limine-Recovered Memories, Rule 404(b)

Motion to Permit Inspection and Copying of Items Covered by 

Motion to Produce Exculpatory and Mitigating Evidence in Regard to Allegations against Defendant of Sexual Assault of a Child or Indecency with a Child

Motion to Suppress Hearsay Statement of Child Witness 

Motion to Suppress Outcry Statement


IV. Post-Trial Motions

Agreed Motion to Modify Probation

Application for Sealing of Juvenile Records

Application for Writ of Habeas Corpus 

Application for Writ of Habeas Corpus (conviction based upon void indictment)

Defendant’s Motion for ________ County to Pay for Statement of Facts

Motion for DNA Test of Sperm Evidence—Art. 64.01 

Motion for Expunction of Criminal Records

Motion for Imposition of Sentence of Shock Probation

Motion for Nondisclosure of Criminal History

Motion for Nondisclosure of Criminal History (Misdemeanor)

Motion for Prompt Revocation Hearing

Motion for Reasonable Bail Pending Appeal

Motion to Set Aside Felony and Entry of Misdemeanor 

Motion to Discharge Community Supervision

Petition for Expunction of Criminal Records


Post-Trial Motions: Art. 64 DNA Testing

DNA Testing Motion Appendix

Motion for DNA Testing (Art. 64)

Motion for DNA Testing (Art. 64) (2)

Amended Motion for DNA Testing (Ch.64) (2)

Post Conviction DNA Test—Art. 64.01 


Post-Trial Motions: Writ-invalid use of prior DWI

Application for Writ of Habeas corpus (invalid use of prior DWI conviction)

Memorandum and Order (regarding invalid use of prior DWI convictions)

Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law (regarding invalid use of prior DWI conviction)


Miscellaneous

Defendant’s Motion for Directed Verdict of Acquittal

Motion for the Court to Hold Cellular Phones of Jurors During Deliberation

Motion for Release on Personal Recognizance (Attorney Contempt)

Preserving Error for Appellate Review