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No. 16-0558
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IN THE INTEREST OF K.S.L., A CHILD

Oral argument was held on September 15, 2017. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on December 22, 2017. File Closed

Opinion

December 22, 2017

Willett
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown

Justice Willett delivered the opinion of the Court.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev & Ren/Pt
COA Docket No.:04-16-00020-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Rebeca C. Martinez

Trial Court

Trial Court:131st District Court
County:Bexar
Trial Judge:Honorable Charles E. Montemayor
Trial Docket:2015-PA-00341

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2018-02-01 Mandate issued  
2017-12-22 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed in part
2017-12-22 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between September 15, 2017 and December 22, 2017.  
2017-09-15 Oral argument  
2017-08-31 Letter Filed  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between July 6, 2017 and August 31, 2017.  
2017-07-06 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-07-05 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-06-30 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2017-06-28 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2017-06-23 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2017-06-23 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between March 6, 2017 and June 23, 2017.  
2017-03-06 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-02-23 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2017-02-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-02-21 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-02-13 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2017-02-01 Notice of Appearance  
2017-01-31 Case Record Filed  
2017-01-30 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2017-01-27 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between October 14, 2016 and January 27, 2017.  
2016-10-14 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-09-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2016-09-20 Notice requesting filing fee  
2016-09-19 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-09-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2016-09-02 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-08-05 Response Waiver filed  
2016-08-04 Response Waiver filed  
2016-08-02 Case forwarded to Court
2016-07-27 Petition for Review (Parental Termination) (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
Mr. Nicolas A. LaHood
Ms. Sheri Bryce Dye
Ms. Mary Elizabeth Welsh
Petitioner
Lovelace, Kenneth
Mr. Richard Purzer
Mr. Joseph K. Bohac
Mr. Charles (Chad) E. Baruch
Respondent
L., K. S.
Mr. Jeffrey B. Martinez
Other Interested Party
Coburn, Sarah
Ms. Amanda J. Wilhelm
Mr. Gerald Anthony Uretsky
Mr. Charles (Chad) E. Baruch
Respondent
 
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