Requests for Opinions



The Honorable Mark A. Gonzales

Nueces County District Attorney

901 Leopard, Room 206

Corpus Christi, Texas 78401

Re: Whether in misdemeanor cases the trial court has authority to issue a capias on the filing of an information or complaint under article 23.04, Code of Criminal Procedure, but before commitment or bail under article 23.01, Code of Criminal Procedure (RQ-0331-KP)

Briefs requested by March 9, 2020

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Ryan L. Bangert

Deputy Attorney General for Legal Counsel

Office of the Attorney General

Filed: February 11, 2020