Felony Trial Division

Duties

The attorneys and investigators in the Felony Trial Division are assigned to the District Courts to prosecute felony criminal offenses that occur in Denton County.

In Court

Much of their time is spent in these courts on:

  • Court trials
  • Docket calls
  • Jury trials
  • Motions for new trial
  • Pleas before the court
  • Post-trial habeas corpus matters
  • Pre-trial matters
  • Revocations

Out of Court

When the attorneys and investigators are not in the courtroom they spend their time reviewing and preparing the cases for the next:

  • Court trial
  • Docket call
  • Jury trial
  • Plea
  • Post-trial matter including:
  • Locating witnesses
    • Interviewing witnesses
    • Pre-trial
    • Reviewing evidence