COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS OF TEXAS
APPLICATION FOR A WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS
SEEKING RELIEF FROM FINAL FELONY CONVICTION
UNDER CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, ARTICLE 11.07
You must use the complete form, which begins on the following page, to file an
application for a writ of habeas corpus seeking relief from a final felony conviction
under Article 11.07 of the Code of Criminal Procedure. (This form is not for death-
penalty cases, probated sentences which have not been revoked, or misdemeanors.)
The clerk of the trial court in which you were convicted will make this form available
to you, on request, without charge.
You must file the entire writ application form, including those sections that do not
apply to you. If any pages are missing from the form, or if the form has been
downloaded and the questions have been renumbered or omitted, your entire
application will be returned as non-compliant. If your application is returned as non-
compliant, the clerk of the trial court will write a note of the defect on your application
and return the form to you without filing it.
You must make a separate application on a separate form for each judgment of
conviction you seek relief from. Even if the judgments were entered in the same court
on the same day, you must make a separate application for each one.
Answer every item that applies to you on the form. You may use additional pages only
if you need them for item 17, the facts supporting your ground for relief. Do not attach
any additional pages for any other item 17.
You must include all grounds for relief on the application form as provided by the
instructions under item 17. You must also briefly summarize the facts of your claim
on the application form as provided by the instructions under item 17.
Do not cite cases or other law in this application form. Do not make legal arguments
in this form. Legal citations and arguments may be made in a separate memorandum.
You must verify the application by signing either the Oath Before N