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No. 19-0959
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IN THE INTEREST OF G.X.H., JR. AND B.X.H., CHILDREN v. TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES

A petition was filed on October 25, 2019. Oral argument was held on February 3, 2021. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on April 30, 2021. A motion for rehearing was filed and has now been pending since June 17, 2021.

Opinions

April 30, 2021

Huddle
Hecht
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Blacklock
Busby
Bland

Justice Huddle delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

Guzman
Busby

Justice Guzman delivered a concurring opinion, in which Justice Busby joined.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Vacate & Dismiss
COA Docket No.:14-19-00053-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Kenneth Price Wise

Trial Court

Trial Court:313th District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Glen H. Devlin
Trial Docket:2017-04498J

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2021-06-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2021-06-18 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2021-06-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2021-06-18 Case forwarded to Court
2021-06-17 Motion for Rehearing  
2021-06-16 Case forwarded to Court
2021-06-16 Motion for Rehearing  
2021-05-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2021-05-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2021-05-17 Call received  
2021-05-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2021-05-14 Amendment to Motion filed  
2021-05-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2021-05-14 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2021-04-30 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
2021-04-30 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2021-04-30 Opinion issued Issued
2021-04-30 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed and remanded to Court of Appeals
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 3, 2021 and April 30, 2021.  
2021-02-03 Oral argument  
2021-02-03 Oral argument  
2021-01-25 Submission Schedule
2021-01-19 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2020-12-04 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-12-04 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-12-04 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-12-04 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-11-13 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2020-11-13 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2020-11-13 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2020-11-13 Petition for Review granted
2020-11-13 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2020-11-13 Motion to dismiss disposed   Denied
2020-11-13 Petition for Review granted
2020-11-13 Motion to dismiss disposed   Denied
2020-10-05 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2020-09-09 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-09-09 Letter Filed  
2020-09-09 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-09-08 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2020-09-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2020-09-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2020-09-08 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2020-09-08 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2020-08-06 Call received  
2020-08-06 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-08-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2020-08-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2020-08-05 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-08-04 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2020-08-03 Call received  
2020-07-27 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2020-07-23 Call received  
2020-07-09 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-07-08 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2020-07-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2020-07-06 Call received  
2020-07-01 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-06-30 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2020-06-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2020-05-29 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2020-05-29 Reply to Response to Motion  
2020-04-28 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
2020-04-27 Response to Motion filed  
2020-04-14 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2020-04-07 Letter Filed  
2020-04-07 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2020-04-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2020-04-02 Amendment to Motion filed  
2020-04-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2020-04-02 Amendment to Motion filed  
2020-04-02 Motion to dismiss  
2020-04-02 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2020-04-02 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2020-03-31 Motion to Exceed Word Limit disposed   Filing granted
2020-03-30 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2020-03-30 Motion to Exceed Word Limit  
2020-03-30 Motion to dismiss  
2020-03-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2020-03-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2020-03-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2020-03-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2020-03-13 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2020-03-13 Amendment to Motion filed  
2020-03-12 Call received  
2020-03-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2020-03-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2020-02-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2020-02-27 Call received  
2020-02-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2020-02-27 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2020-02-27 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2020-02-14 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2020-01-31 Response Waiver filed  
2020-01-08 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2020-01-03 Petition for Review (Parental Termination) #2  
2020-01-03 Response to Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review  
2019-12-31 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2019-12-12 Response to Motion filed  
2019-12-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2019-12-11 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2019-12-11 Response Waiver filed  
2019-12-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review #2 filed  
2019-12-05 Response Waiver filed  
2019-11-05 Case forwarded to Court
2019-10-25 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2019-10-25 Clerk's Record
2019-10-25 Court reporter/recorder's record
2019-10-25 Petition for Review (Parental Termination) (Petitioner)  
2019-10-25 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2019-10-25 Court reporter/recorder's record
2019-10-25 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2019-10-25 Court reporter/recorder's record
2019-10-25 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2019-10-25 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
Ms. Amelia Beth Strickling
Ms. Sandra Doris Hachem
Petitioner
C., R. L.
Ms. Pamela B. Williams
Ms. Dana Rahman
Respondent
H., Junior, G. X.
Mr. James Mark Cooper
Petitioner
H., B. X.
Mr. James Mark Cooper
Petitioner
H., Senior, G. X.
Mr. JB Bobbitt
Ms. Juliane P. Crow
Mr. William B. Connolly
Respondent
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