In Re Le-Vel Brands, LLC Appeal from 380th Judicial District Court of Collin County (memorandum opinion)

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DENY; and Opinion Filed November 16, 2018. In The Court of Appeals Fifth District of Texas at Dallas No. 05-18-01389-CV IN RE LE-VEL BRANDS, LLC, Relator Original Proceeding from the 380th Judicial District Court Collin County, Texas Trial Court Cause No. 380-05753-2018 MEMORANDUM OPINION Before Justices Bridges, Brown, and Boatright Opinion by Justice Boatright Before the Court is relator’s November 15, 2018 petition for writ of mandamus in which relator contends the trial court abused its discretion by issuing a November 2, 2018 temporary restraining order and finding relator in contempt on November 14, 2018 for violating the temporary restraining order. To be entitled to mandamus relief, a relator must show both that the trial court has clearly abused its discretion and that relator has no adequate appellate remedy. In re Prudential Ins. Co., 148 S.W.3d 124, 135–36 (Tex. 2004) (orig. proceeding). Because the temporary restraining order expires today, relator’s contention regarding that order is moot; and because the underlying case has been abated, the trial court cannot enforce the contempt order until the abatement is lifted. We therefore conclude that relator has not shown it is entitled to the relief requested. We must deny a petition for mandamus if we determine that a relator is not entitled to relief. TEX. R. APP. P. 52.8(a). Accordingly, we deny relator’s petition for writ of mandamus. /Jason Boatright/ JASON BOATRIGHT JUSTICE 181389F.P05 –2–