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The Court requested full merits briefing on August 27, 2009. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on January 22, 2010. File Closed

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Tracking 1 article about this case.

January 22, 2010

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

from SCOTXblog

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    January 22, 2010


    Per Curiam Opinion PDF


    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Reverse & Dismiss
    COA Docket No.:05-08-00875-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Michael O'Neill

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:417th District Court
    Trial Judge:Honorable Cynthia McCrann Wheless
    Trial Docket:417-51250-07

    Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2010-07-15 Case Stored  
      This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between March 5, 2010 and July 15, 2010.  
    2010-03-05 Record returned to Court of Appeals  
    2010-03-05 Mandate issued  
    2010-01-22 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
    2010-01-22 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; remanded to Court of Appeals
    2010-01-22 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
    2010-01-22 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
      This case was pending on merits briefs between September 21, 2009 and January 22, 2010.  
    2009-09-21 Waiver of Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2009-09-10 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
    2009-09-08 Case Record Filed  
    2009-08-31 Record Requested in Petition for Review
    2009-08-27 Brief on the Merits Requested  
    2009-08-06 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2009-07-23 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2009-07-16 Redrafted Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
    2009-07-16 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
    2009-07-10 Petition for Review disposed   Filed document is struck by the Court
    2009-07-01 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
    2009-07-01 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  


    Party Counsel Role
    G., A. H.
    Mr. Michael Gabriel Diaz
    Mr. J. Matthew Goeller
    Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
    Mr. Malcolm Miranda
    Ms. Andrea Leigh Westerfeld
    Mr. John Richard Rolater Jr.
    Mr. John R. Roach
    Attorney ad Litem
    Ms. Danette Alvarado Broome
    Other Interested Party