When you must be granted an appointment is dependent on the population size of the county in which the court sits.
Under the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Arts. 1.051(c), the court has three work days to provide you with an attorney after; judicial proceedings have started, you are deemed indigent, and you requested a court appointed attorney.
If the county population is at least 250,000 the appointment must occur by the end of the first working day.
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