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No. 11-0282
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IN THE INTEREST OF E.R., J.B., E.G., AND C.L., CHILDREN

Oral argument was held on February 28, 2012. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on July 6, 2012. It then denied rehearing on August 31, 2012 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 5 articles about this case.

July 12, 2012

Hail To The Chief: In The Interest of E.R.

from Appellate Record

The Court has issued opinions:

July 6, 2012

Newspaper ad was insufficient notice for trial to take away woman's children, state Supreme Court says

from Austin American-Statesman

July 6, 2012

Texas Supreme Court rejects notice by publication for many parental-termination cases [Jul. 6, 2012]

from SCOTXblog

March 16, 2012

CVSG in a Texas Supreme Court case about parental-termination orders

from SCOTXblog

The article also mentions:
  • IN RE STEPHANIE LEE
  • December 30, 2011

    No year-end orders

    from SCOTXblog

    The article also mentions:
  • ASHFORD PARTNERS, LTD. v. ECO RESOURCES, INC.
  • Opinion

    July 6, 2012

    Jefferson
    Hecht
    Wainwright
    Medina
    Green
    Johnson
    Willett
    Guzman
    Lehrmann

    Chief Justice Jefferson delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

     

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Affirmed
    COA Docket No.:05-09-01505-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Robert M. Fillmore

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:304th District Court
    County:Dallas
    Trial Judge:Honorable William A. Mazur
    Trial Docket:06-1398-W-304

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2014-05-21 Case Stored - stored case location updated  
    2012-09-26 Case Stored  
    2012-08-31 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
    2012-08-31 Mandate issued  
    2012-08-31 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
    2012-08-21 Motion for Rehearing  
    2012-08-21 Case forwarded to Court
    2012-08-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
    2012-07-31 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
    2012-07-06 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
    2012-07-06 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between April 19, 2012 and July 6, 2012.  
    2012-04-19 Letter Filed  
    2012-04-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing dismissed as moot
    2012-04-16 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2012-04-03 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2012-04-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2012-03-16 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2012-03-16 Solicitor general invited to file brief  
    2012-02-28 Oral argument  
    2012-02-13 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2011-12-28 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2011-12-22 Submission reset   Case set for oral argument
    2011-12-22 Motion to re-set submission disposed   Filing granted
    2011-12-16 Motion to re-set submission date filed.  
    2011-12-16 Petition for Review granted
    2011-12-16 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2011-12-16 Call received  
    2011-12-16 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
    2011-12-07 Designation of Lead Counsel  
      This case was pending on merits briefs between October 7, 2011 and December 7, 2011.  
    2011-10-07 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
    2011-09-27 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2011-09-19 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
    2011-09-13 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2011-09-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2011-09-06 Letter Filed  
    2011-08-30 Case Record Filed  
    2011-08-26 Record Requested in Petition for Review
    2011-08-26 Brief on the Merits Requested  
    2011-07-13 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2011-07-05 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2011-07-05 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2011-06-27 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
    2011-06-27 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
    2011-06-21 Third Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2011-06-20 Third Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
    2011-05-17 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2011-05-16 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
    2011-04-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2011-04-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    State of Texas
    Mr. Michael Chad Kotwal
    Mr. Michael R. Casillas
    Mr. Craig M. Watkins
    Ms. Kimberly Joy Duncan
    Respondent
    E.R.
    Mr. Jeremy C. Martin
    Ms. Georganna L. Simpson
    Petitioner

    Amicus Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    Solicitor General of Texas
    Mr. Arthur C. D'Andrea
    Mr. Jonathan F. Mitchell
     
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