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No. 18-0908
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IN THE INTEREST OF D.S., A CHILD

A petition was filed on October 24, 2018. The Court requested full merits briefing on June 14, 2019. The Court granted review on January 17, 2020. Oral argument has been scheduled for February 27, 2020

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Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev/Pt
COA Docket No.:05-17-01066-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Robert M. Fillmore

Trial Court

Trial Court:470th District Court
County:Collin
Trial Judge:Honorable Emily Ann Miskel
Trial Docket:470-01775-2016

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Upcoming

Date Event  
2020-02-27 Oral Argument Scheduled  

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2020-02-14 Submission Schedule
2020-02-11 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-02-06 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-01-17 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2020-01-17 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2020-01-17 Petition for Review granted
2019-12-06 Motion to withdraw disposed of   Filing granted
2019-12-05 Motion to Withdraw Filed  
2019-11-27 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2019-11-22 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2019-11-22 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-11-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-11-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-10-31 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2019-10-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-10-11 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-09-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-09-09 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-08-29 Amended Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2019-08-29 Letter Filed  
2019-08-28 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2019-08-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-08-13 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-08-08 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2019-07-25 Case Record Filed  
2019-07-12 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-07-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-06-20 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2019-06-14 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2019-05-24 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2019-04-26 Reply to Response to Petition filed (Petitioner)  
2019-04-26 Motion to reinstate case disposed   Filing granted
2019-04-26 Petition Reinstated
2019-04-26 Abatement Order Lifted  
2019-04-17 Motion to Reinstate Case filed  
2019-03-22 Status Report requested  
2019-03-22 Petition for Review disposed Abated due to bankruptcy
2019-03-22 Order of the Court Issued   Matter in Supreme Court of Texas Abated
2019-03-14 Notice of Bankruptcy  
2019-03-01 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2019-02-26 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2019-02-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2019-02-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2019-01-11 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2018-11-27 Case forwarded to Court
2018-10-25 Letter Filed  
2018-10-24 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2018-10-24 Sealed document filed in case  
2018-10-24 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2018-10-24 Call received  
2018-10-11 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
2018-09-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2018-09-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Srivastava, Gita
Ms. Rachel Anne Ekery
Mr. Nicholas B. Bacarisse
Mr. Wallace B. Jefferson
Ms. Harriet O'Neill
Mr. William Richard (Rick) Thompson II
Mr. M. J. Vanden Eykel
Ms. Deborah G. Hankinson
Ms. Rebecca Tillery Rowan
Petitioner
Greenhut, Andrew
Mr. Coyt (Randy) R. Johnston
Ms. Lauren E. Melhart
Mr. Charles (Chad) E. Baruch
Ms. Katherine A. Kinser
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Donald R. Royall and Melody B. Royall
Donald Roth Royall
Ms. Melody Brooks Royall
The State of Texas
Mr. Kyle Highful
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Mr. Kyle D. Hawkins
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
Yarrell, Ellen A.
Ms. Ellen A. Yarrell
Ms. Kathleen Witkovski
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