In the Interest of D.E.P., a Child Appeal from 407th Judicial District Court of Bexar County (memorandum opinion)

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Fourth Court of Appeals San Antonio, Texas MEMORANDUM OPINION No. 04-18-00897-CV In the Interest of D.E.P., a Child From the 407th Judicial District Court, Bexar County, Texas Trial Court No. 2018-PA-00219 Honorable Charles E. Montemayor, Judge Presiding Opinion by: Irene Rios, Justice Sitting: Rebeca C. Martinez, Justice Irene Rios, Justice Liza A. Rodriguez, Justice Delivered and Filed: May 8, 2019 AFFIRMED In this appeal, appellant challenges the trial court’s judgment terminating his parental rights to his child, D.E.P. Appellant’s court-appointed counsel filed a brief in which he discusses the applicable law and evaluates the record in this case. In counsel’s professional opinion, this appeal is frivolous and without merit. Counsel’s brief meets the requirements of Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967). See In re P.M., 520 S.W.3d 24, 27 (Tex. 2016) (noting Anders procedures apply in parental termination cases). Additionally, counsel certified that he provided appellant a copy of the brief and informed appellant of his right to review the record and file a pro se brief. Appellant did not file a pro se brief. We have conducted an independent review of the record and agree this appeal is frivolous and without merit. Accordingly, the trial court’s judgment is affirmed. Irene Rios, Justice