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No. 21-0658
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A petition was filed on August 6, 2021. The Court requested full merits briefing on November 19, 2021. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 17, 2022.


June 17, 2022


Per Curiam OpinionView Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument N/A PDF


Court of Appeals

Appellate District:11th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:11-20-00294-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable William Stacy Trotter

Trial Court

Trial Court:326th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Paul R. Rotenberry
Trial Docket:8863-CX

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists


Date Event  
2022-07-05 Motion for rehearing due to be filed.

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2022-06-17 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
2022-06-17 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
2022-06-17 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; remanded to Court of Appeals
2022-06-17 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was pending on merits briefs between March 3, 2022 and June 17, 2022.  
2022-03-03 Call received  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between January 11, 2022 and March 3, 2022.  
2022-01-11 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2022-01-03 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2021-12-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2021-12-13 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2021-12-05 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2021-12-01 Call received  
2021-12-01 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2021-12-01 Record Received (See Remarks)  
2021-11-19 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between September 28, 2021 and November 19, 2021.  
2021-09-28 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2021-09-17 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2021-08-17 Case forwarded to Court
2021-08-06 Court reporter/recorder's record
2021-08-06 Clerk's Record
2021-08-06 Petition for Review (Parental Termination) (Petitioner)  


Party Counsel Role
Department of Family & Protective Services
Mr. Benjamin L. Dower
Alyssa Wolffis
Mr. James B. Hicks
Ms. Samantha Magee
Mr. Britt Houston Lindsey
R., A. L.
Mr. Charles E. Rice
Other Interested Party
R., B.
Mr. Grayson Hurst