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No. 22-0987
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IN RE A.R.C. v. FOR THE BEST INTEREST AND PROTECTION OF A.R.C.

A petition was filed on November 4, 2022. Oral argument was held on October 25, 2023. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on February 16, 2024.

Opinion

February 16, 2024

Young
Hecht
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Blacklock
Busby
Bland
Huddle

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

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:8th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Render
COA Docket No.:08-22-00149-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Yvonne Rodriguez

Trial Court

Trial Court:Probate Court
County:El Paso
Trial Judge:Honorable Eduardo Gamboa
Trial Docket:2022-CMH00771

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Upcoming

Date Event  
2024-03-04 Motion for rehearing due to be filed.

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2024-02-16 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed and remanded to Court of Appeals
2024-02-16 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between October 25, 2023 and February 16, 2024.  
2023-10-25 Oral argument  
2023-10-16 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2023-10-06 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2023-09-13 Designation of Lead Counsel  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between June 30, 2023 and September 13, 2023.  
2023-06-30 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2023-06-16 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2023-06-16 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between March 30, 2023 and June 16, 2023.  
2023-03-30 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2023-03-20 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2023-03-06 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2023-02-27 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2023-01-27 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between December 6, 2022 and January 27, 2023.  
2022-12-06 Case forwarded to Court
2022-12-05 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2022-11-04 Court reporter/recorder's record
2022-11-04 Clerk's Record
2022-11-04 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
The State of Texas
Mr. Kyle D. Highful
Ms. Allison M. Collins
Mr. Michael Gomez
Ms. Jo Anne Bernal
Ms. Dana Carmona
Mr. Kevin Paul McCary
Petitioner
C., A. R.
Mr. Kirk Cooper
Ms. Jessica Mendez
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center–El Paso
Ms. Linda Aileen Samples
 
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