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When Can I Get a Trial De Novo?

In Texas, trials de novo are available in both civil and criminal cases, but only cases of certain types.  Generally speaking, trial de novo is available to appeal cases which were originally heard in courts which are not courts “of record,” … Continue reading

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What Is a Trial De Novo?

“Trial de novo” means “new trial,” a second bite at the apple, so to speak. While it is possible under certain circumstances to get a new trial in the same court as the first trial, the term “trial de novo” really … Continue reading

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