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No. 18-0273
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IN THE INTEREST OF R.R.K., A CHILD

Oral argument was held on September 19, 2019. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on December 13, 2019. File Closed

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September 16, 2019

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The Court has issued opinions:

Opinion

December 13, 2019

Bland
Hecht
Green
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Blacklock
Busby

Justice Bland delivered the opinion of the Court.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument N/A PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Dismissed
COA Docket No.:05-17-00794-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Carolyn I. Wright

Trial Court

Trial Court:469th District Court
County:Collin
Trial Judge:Honorable Piper McCraw
Trial Docket:469-54529-2013

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Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2020-01-15 Mandate issued  
2019-12-13 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed and remanded to Court of Appeals
2019-12-13 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between September 19, 2019 and December 13, 2019.  
2019-09-19 Oral argument  
2019-09-13 Submission Schedule
2019-08-20 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-08-19 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between June 28, 2019 and August 19, 2019.  
2019-06-28 Petition for Review granted
2019-06-28 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2019-06-28 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between April 2, 2019 and June 28, 2019.  
2019-04-02 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Respondent)  
2019-04-01 Motion for leave to file brief disposed   Filing granted
2019-03-27 Motion for leave to file brief  
2019-03-12 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2019-02-12 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2019-02-11 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2019-01-11 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2018-12-27 Notice of Appearance  
2018-12-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-12-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-12-17 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2018-12-17 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 September 25, 2018 and November 16, 2018.  
2018-09-25 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2018-08-31 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between May 29, 2018 and August 31, 2018.  
2018-05-29 Case forwarded to Court
2018-04-23 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2018-03-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2018-03-26 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2018-03-23 Court reporter/recorder's record
2018-03-23 Clerk's Record
2018-03-23 Court reporter/recorder's record
2018-03-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Riggs, Beverly Susanne
Mr. John J. Pfister Jr.
Petitioner
Kirkpatrick, Tad
Mr. Coyt (Randy) R. Johnston
Mr. Charles (Chad) E. Baruch
Mr. Brian S. Loughmiller
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
The State Bar of Texas Family Law Council
Mr. Stephen J. Naylor
Ms. Elizabeth 'Beth' Mary Johnson
Georganna L. Simpson
Mr. Jeremy C. Martin
 
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