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No. 16-0715
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IN THE INTEREST OF H.S., A MINOR CHILD

Oral argument was held on January 10, 2018. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 15, 2018. File Closed

Opinions

June 15, 2018

Lehrmann
Hecht
Green
Boyd
Devine

Justice Lehrmann delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Hecht, Justice Green, Justice Boyd, and Justice Devine. PDF

Blacklock
Johnson
Guzman
Brown

Justice Blacklock delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Johnson, Justice Guzman, and Justice Brown joined.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

Guzman

Justice Guzman delivered a dissenting opinion. PDF

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:2nd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:02-15-00303-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Sue Walker

Trial Court

Trial Court:231st District Court
County:Tarrant
Trial Judge:Honorable Jesus E. Nevarez
Trial Docket:231-543098-13

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2018-07-27 Mandate issued  
2018-06-15 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2018-06-15 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2018-06-15 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2018-06-15 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 10, 2018 and June 15, 2018.  
2018-01-10 Submission Schedule
2018-01-10 Oral argument  
2017-12-22 Motion to re-set submission date disposed   Denied
2017-12-22 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-12-14 Motion to re-set submission date filed.  
2017-12-13 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between September 1, 2017 and December 13, 2017.  
2017-09-01 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2017-09-01 Petition for Review granted
2017-09-01 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2017-07-14 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-06-09 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2017-05-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-05-30 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-05-30 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2017-05-10 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2017-04-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-04-07 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-03-15 Case Record Filed  
2017-03-13 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2017-03-10 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between January 17, 2017 and March 10, 2017.  
2017-01-17 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-12-16 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-11-15 Case forwarded to Court
2016-10-13 Response Waiver filed  
2016-10-12 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2016-09-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2016-09-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
S., B. A.
Mr. Peter M. Kelly
Ms. Dava Greenberg-Spindler
Ms. Kaye Lynne Boll
Ms. Sarraine S. Krause
Mr. Kirk L. Pittard
Respondent
G., A.
Ms. Dava Greenberg-Spindler
Mr. Peter M. Kelly
Mr. Kirk L. Pittard
Respondent
M., S.
Ms. Charla F. Moore
Katherine Marie Allen
Mr. Thomas M. Michel
Petitioner
Office of the Attorney General
Mr. Deterrean S. Gamble
Jonathan Fox
Mr. John B. Worley
Ms. Rande K. Herrell
Respondent
M., C.
Katherine Marie Allen
Ms. Charla F. Moore
Mr. Thomas M. Michel
Petitioner
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