When is the deadline to file a court of appeals brief in Texas? When is the deadline to file an appellate brief in Texas?”

When is the deadline to file a court of appeals brief in Texas? When is the deadline to file an appellate brief in Texas?”

The deadline to file an appellant’s brief is generally 30 days after the latter of the date that the clerk’s record was filed and the date that the reporter’s record was filed. See Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 38.6(a). However, in an accelerated appeal, the deadline is generally 20 days after the latter of the date that the clerk’s record was filed and the date that the reporter’s record was filed. See Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 38.6(a). The deadline to file an appellee’s brief is generally 30 days after the date the appellant’s brief was filed. See Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 38.6(b). However, in an accelerated appeal, the deadline is generally 20 days after the appellant’s brief was filed. See Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 38.6(b). If the appellant does not file a brief, the deadline to file an appellee’s brief is generally 30 days after the date the appellant’s brief was due (or 20 days in an accelerated appeal). See Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 38.6(b). If the appellant would like to file a reply brief (replying to the appellee’s brief), the deadline to do so is generally 20 days after the appellee’s brief was filed. See Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 38.6(b).

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