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What does “no pet.” mean?

The Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure were amended effective September 1, 1997 to provide for a party to seek Texas Supreme Court review by filing a “petition for review” instead of an “application for writ of error.” For any case in which a petition for review could have been filed (i.e., appeal decided by a court of appeals from roughly July 1997 and thereafter), if no party files a petition for review, there is “no petition.” This is known as a “no petition” case or a “no pet.” case.

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