Rebeca Rodriguez v. Mario Rodriguez Appeal from 388th District Court of El Paso County (memorandum opinion)

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COURT OF APPEALS EIGHTH DISTRICT OF TEXAS EL PASO, TEXAS § REBECA RODRIGUEZ, No. 08-19-00041-CV § Appellant, Appeal from the § v. 388th District Court § MARIO RODRIGUEZ, of El Paso County, Texas § Appellee. (TC# 2010CM2088) § MEMORANDUM OPINION This appeal is before the Court on its own motion to determine whether it should be dismissed for want of jurisdiction. Finding that there is no final judgment or appealable order, we dismiss the appeal for want of jurisdiction. It is well settled that appellate courts have jurisdiction over final judgments and interlocutory orders made appealable by statute. Lehmann v. Har-Con Corporation, 39 S.W.3d 191, 195 (Tex. 2001); TEX.CIV.PRAC. & REM.CODE ANN. § 51.014 (authorizing appeals from certain interlocutory orders). Appellant filed notice of appeal indicating that she is appealing an interlocutory order signed by the trial court on January 10, 2019 granting a motion to disqualify Appellant’s attorney. No statute authorizes an interlocutory appeal from an order disqualifying counsel. The Clerk of the Court sent Appellant notice that the Court intended to dismiss the appeal for lack of jurisdiction because there is no final judgment or appealable order. Appellant did not file any response. Accordingly, we dismiss the attempted appeal for lack of jurisdiction. GINA M. PALAFOX, Justice February 15, 2019 Before McClure, C.J., Rodriguez, and Palafox, JJ. -2-