What are the requirements of a motion for extension of the deadline to file a Texas Supreme Court petition for review?
A motion for extension of the deadline to file a petition for review to the Texas Supreme Court must state the existing deadline, the length of the extension being sought, the facts which are the basis for seeking the extension (i.e., why the extension is justified), the number of previous extensions which have already been granted for the document to be filed, the court of appeals form which review is being sought, the date of the court of appeals judgment, the case number and style of the case in the court of appeals, the date every motion for rehearing or en banc consideration was filed in the court of appeals and the date and nature of the court of appeals ruling on the motion (or that the motion remains pending). See Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 10.5(b). The motion must also contain a certificate of conference. See Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 10.1(a)(5). A filing fee must generally be paid when filing the motion.