What does a Grand Jury Do?
Texas law requires action by the grand jury before a felony case can be filed in district court. If the grand jury believes that there is sufficient evidence to prove that a person has committed a felony) it votes to issue a "true bill") or indictment. At least nine grand jurors must vote in favor of an indictment, or the case is "no-billed" or terminated. The prosecutor assists the grand jury; but, the actual deliberations on cases are secret. Only the grand jurors are present when voting is in progress.

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1. How is an arrest made?
2. What happens to the accused?
3. How does my case get to your office for prosecution?
4. What does a Grand Jury Do?
5. What is a Pre-Trial Hearing?
6. What happens when the case goes to trial?
7. What happens during judgment, sentencing and appeal?
8. Why might a case not go to trial?
9. Should I talk to an Investigator or Defense Attorney about the case?
10. How are witnesses called for trial?
11. What do I do at the Trial?
12. Can I be compensated for being a witness?
13. When can I have my property back?