Time to File Notice of Appeal In the Texas Courts of Appeals
To invoke the jurisdiction of the Texas Courts of Appeals, a defendant must file his notice of appeal within 30 days after the sentence is imposed in open court, or within 90 days after the sentence is imposed if a timely motion for a new trial has been filed.
TEX. R. APP. P. 26.2;
Olivo v. State, 918 S.W.2d 519, 523 (Tex.Crim.App. 1996);
Rodarte v. State, 860 S.W.2d 108, 110 (Tex.Crim.App. 1993);
Stone v. State, 931 S.W.2d 394, 395 (Tex.App.-Waco 1996. pet. ref'd).
The time requirements for perfecting an appeal must be complied with to invoke our the Texas Courts of Appeals jurisdiction. Id.
If the requirements are not met, we do not have jurisdiction to hear the appeal. Id.