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IN RE DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY & PROTECTIVE SERVICES

Oral argument was held on November 12, 2008. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on January 9, 2009. It then denied rehearing on February 13, 2009 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 2 articles about this case.

January 22, 2010

One routine per curiam [order list of Jan. 22, 2010]

from SCOTXblog

The article also mentions:
  • IN RE J.H.G.
  • The Court has issued opinions:

    January 9, 2009

    Order List for January 9, 2009

    from SCOTXblog

    This article also mentions 5 other cases.

    Opinions

    January 9, 2009

    Johnson
    Jefferson
    Wainwright
    Green
    Willett

    Justice Johnson delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Wainwright, Justice Green, and Justice Willett joined. PDF

    Hecht
    Brister

    Justice Hecht delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Brister joined. PDF

    Brister
    Hecht
    Oneill
    Medina

    Justice Brister delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Hecht, Justice O'Neill, and Justice Medina joined. PDF

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:1st Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Conditionally Granted
    COA Docket No.:01-08-00348-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Terry Jennings

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:314th District Court
    County:Harris
    Trial Judge:Honorable John Franklin Phillips
    Trial Docket:2006-06805J

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2009-06-03 Case Stored  
      This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between February 13, 2009 and June 3, 2009.  
    2009-02-13 Stay Order lifted  
    2009-02-13 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
    2009-01-16 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
    2009-01-16 Stay order previously issued has been reinstated.  
    2009-01-15 Motion for Rehearing  
    2009-01-15 Motion for emergency stay filed  
    2009-01-15 Case forwarded to Court
    2009-01-09 Opinion issued Denied
    2009-01-09 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
    2009-01-09 Stay Order lifted  
    2009-01-09 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 12, 2008 and January 9, 2009.  
    2008-11-12 Oral argument  
    2008-10-14 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2008-10-09 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2008-09-26 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed Case set for oral argument
    2008-09-26 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2008-09-26 Mandamus Set to Argue
    2008-08-15 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2008-08-12 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2008-07-29 Brief on the Merits (Relator)  
    2008-07-14 Brief on the Merits Requested  
    2008-07-10 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
    2008-07-03 Stay Order issued  
    2008-07-03 Emergency stay disposed   Filing granted
    2008-07-03 Response to Petition (Real Parties in Interest)  
    2008-07-03 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2008-07-02 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2008-07-02 Motion for emergency stay filed  
    2008-07-02 Case Record Filed  
    2008-07-02 Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  
    2008-07-02 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2008-07-02 Appendix Filed (Relator)  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    Department of Family & Protective Services
    Ms. Sandra D. Hachem
    Ms. Mimi Van Han
    Relator
    Walker, Kristal
    Mr. Douglas Ray York
    Real Party In Interest
    Attorney ad Litem
    Ms. Kay Paul Whyburn
    Mr. Glenn H. Devlin
    Other Interested Party

    Amicus Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    Justice for Children
    Ms. Alene Ross 'Allie' Levy
     
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