Randi Houston and Chasity Blanks v. Strunk Bros. in its partnership assume or common name, W.R. Strunk, Henry O. Strunk and Manuel Rendon--Appeal from 25th District Court of Colorado County (Memorandum Opinion Per Curiam)

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Motion Granted in Part and Denied in Part; Appeal Dismissed and Memorandum Opinion filed January 8, 2013. In The Fourteenth Court of Appeals NO. 14-12-01002-CV RANDI HOUSTON AND CHASITY BLANKS, Appellants V. STRUNK BROS. IN ITS PARTNERSHIP, ASSUME OR COMMON NAME, W.R. STRUNK, HENRY O. STRUNK AND MANUEL RENDON, Appellees On Appeal from the 25th District Court Colorado County, Texas Trial Court Cause No. 22,853 MEMORANDUM OPINION This is an attempted appeal from an order in the trial court granting appellees’ motion to compel and request for sanctions. Appellees filed a motion to dismiss the appeal and request for damages under Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 45 because the order is interlocutory and not appealable. Appellants filed a response in which they alleged that appellate courts have mandamus jurisdiction over sanctions orders such as the one made the subject of this appeal. The record demonstrates there is no appealable order and therefore this court lacks jurisdiction. Accordingly, the motion is granted in part and the appeal is ordered dismissed for want of jurisdiction. We express no opinion regarding availability of mandamus review. Appellees’ request for damages under Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 45 is denied. PER CURIAM Panel consists of Justices Frost, Christopher, and Jamison. 2