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No. 17-0819
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STATE OF TEXAS v. R.R.S., A JUVENILE

A petition was filed on December 22, 2017. Oral argument was held on January 7, 2020. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on March 27, 2020.

Opinion

March 27, 2020

Boyd

Justice Boyd delivered the opinion of the Court.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:8th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Remand
COA Docket No.:08-16-00042-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Gina M. Palafox

Trial Court

Trial Court:65th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Yahara Lisa Gutierrez
Trial Docket:1500853

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Upcoming

Date Event  
2020-04-13 Motion for rehearing due to be filed.

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2020-03-27 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2020-03-27 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed, trial court judgment reinstated
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 7, 2020 and March 27, 2020.  
2020-01-07 Oral argument  
2020-01-03 Submission Schedule
  This case was waiting for oral argument between November 12, 2019 and January 3, 2020.  
2019-11-12 Call received  
2019-10-22 Letter Received  
2019-10-21 Call received  
2019-10-18 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2019-10-11 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-10-11 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2019-09-10 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-09-06 Referral to Pro Bono Program - Letter sent to All Counsel of Record and Program Liason  
2019-08-30 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2019-08-30 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2019-08-30 Electronic communication received from Party  
2019-08-30 Petition for Review granted
2019-08-15 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2019-08-08 Call received  
2019-08-08 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-08-07 Response to Motion filed  
2019-08-06 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2019-08-05 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2019-08-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-07-31 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2019-07-26 Referral to Pro Bono Program - Letter sent to All Counsel of Record and Program Liason  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between March 29, 2019 and July 26, 2019.  
2019-03-29 Referral to Pro Bono Program - Letter sent to All Counsel of Record and Program Liason  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between January 15, 2019 and March 29, 2019.  
2019-01-15 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2018-12-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-12-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-11-30 Case Record Filed  
2018-11-19 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2018-11-16 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between August 31, 2018 and November 16, 2018.  
2018-08-31 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2018-08-27 Call received  
2018-08-27 Response to Motion filed  
2018-08-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2018-08-24 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2018-07-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2018-07-25 Response to Motion filed  
2018-07-25 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2018-07-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2018-06-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2018-06-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2018-05-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2018-05-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2018-05-07 Response to Motion filed  
2018-04-06 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2018-02-27 Case forwarded to Court
2018-01-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2018-01-22 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2018-01-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2017-12-22 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2017-12-13 Designation of Lead Counsel  
2017-12-12 Electronic communication received from Party  
2017-12-12 Third Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2017-12-12 Response to Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review  
2017-12-11 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2017-12-08 Third Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2017-11-20 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2017-11-08 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2017-11-08 Notice requesting filing fee  
2017-10-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2017-10-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
Mr. Kevin Paul McCary
Michael Gomez
Mr. Mark Sanders Burtner
Amy Suzanne Monsivais
Ms. Lucila Lorena Flores-Camarena
Mr. Ruben Gabriel Duarte
Ms. Jo Anne Bernal
Petitioner
S., R. R.
R. R. S.
Mr. Joshua C. Spencer
Respondent
 
 
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