Supreme Court of Texas Blog: Legal Issues Before the Texas Supreme Court

No. 17-0044


The Court requested full merits briefing on March 3, 2017. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on December 22, 2017. File Closed


December 22, 2017


Per Curiam Opinion PDF


Court of Appeals

Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev & Ren/Pt
COA Docket No.:04-16-00632-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Karen A. Angelini

Trial Court

Trial Court:408th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Charles E. Montemayor
Trial Docket:2015-PA-02539

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2018-02-01 Mandate issued  
2017-12-22 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
2017-12-22 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
2017-12-22 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed in part, reversed in part
2017-12-22 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was pending on merits briefs between April 10, 2017 and December 22, 2017.  
2017-04-10 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2017-03-31 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-03-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-03-15 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2017-03-08 Case Record Filed  
2017-03-07 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2017-03-03 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2017-02-16 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2017-02-08 Electronic communication received from Party  
2017-02-08 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2017-02-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2017-02-07 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2017-02-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2017-01-25 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2017-01-20 Petition for Review (Parental Termination) (Petitioner)  


Party Counsel Role
R., V.
Mr. Shawn D. Sheffield
Mrs. Jeanette B. Sullivan
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
Mr. Nicolas LaHood
Ms. Kimberly S. Burley
Mr. Andrew N. Warthen
Guardian and Attorney ad Litem
Mr. Joseph K. Bohac
Other Interested Party
B., F.
Mr. Wayne Wood
Other Interested Party