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No. 07-0698
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IN THE INTEREST OF M.N., A CHILD

The Court requested full merits briefing on April 17, 2008. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on August 29, 2008. File Closed

Opinions

August 29, 2008

Johnson
Jefferson
Hecht
Oneill
Wainwright
Brister
Medina
Green

Justice Johnson delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Hecht, Justice O'Neill, Justice Wainwright, Justice Brister, Justice Medina, and Justice Green joined. PDF

Willett

Justice Willett delivered a dissenting opinion. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:11th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:11-06-00228-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Jim Wright

Trial Court

Trial Court:326th District Court
County:Taylor
Trial Judge:Honorable Thomas M. Wheeler
Trial Docket:5969-CX

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2008-11-07 Case Stored  
2008-10-10 Record returned to Court of Appeals  
2008-10-10 Mandate issued  
2008-08-29 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2008-08-29 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; remanded to Court of Appeals
2008-08-29 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
2008-08-29 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
2008-08-29 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
  This case was pending on merits briefs between May 8, 2008 and August 29, 2008.  
2008-05-08 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2008-05-02 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2008-04-18 Case Record Filed  
2008-04-17 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2008-04-17 Record Requested in Petition for Review
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between September 19, 2007 and April 17, 2008.  
2007-09-19 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2007-09-04 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2007-09-04 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2007-09-04 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
Ms. Allicyn Brooke Ivy
Mr. James Eidson
Ms. Patricia Kay Dyer
Ms. Erica Elizabeth Terr Hall
Respondent
Durham, Mandi
Ms. Cynthia Rucker Allen
Petitioner
Dulin, Marilyn
Mr. Monte Lee Sherrod
Intervenor
Black, Patricia
Ms. Patricia Black
Other Interested Party
Guardian Ad Litem
Mr. Kenneth G. Leggett
Other Interested Party
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