In re Justin J. Gomez Appeal from Municipal Court of Bexar County (memorandum opinion per curiam)

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Fourth Court of Appeals San Antonio, Texas MEMORANDUM OPINION No. 04-19-00019-CR IN RE Justin J. GOMEZ Original Mandamus Proceeding 1 PER CURIAM Sitting: Rebeca C. Martinez, Justice Luz Elena D. Chapa, Justice Liza A. Rodriguez, Justice Delivered and Filed: January 23, 2019 PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS DISMISSED FOR LACK OF JURISDICTION Relator filed a pro se petition for writ of mandamus asking this court to compel the presiding judge of the San Antonio Municipal Court to rule on his pending Motion for Credit Time Served. This court’s mandamus jurisdiction is limited to writs against a district court judge or county court judge in our district and all writs necessary to enforce our jurisdiction. TEX. GOV’T CODE § 22.221(a), (b). We do not have authority to issue writs of mandamus against a municipal court judge unless it is necessary to enforce our jurisdiction. In re Chang, 176 S.W.3d 451, 452 (Tex. App.—Houston [1st Dist.] 2004, orig. proceeding) (per curiam); see also Thompson v. Velasquez, 155 S.W.3d 551, 554 (Tex. App.–San Antonio 2004, no pet.) (holding district courts have general mandamus jurisdiction over municipal courts). 1 This original proceeding arises out of a proceeding that was pending in the San Antonio Municipal Court. 04-19-00019-CR Relator does not contend that issuance of the writ is necessary to enforce this court’s jurisdiction; therefore, we dismiss the petition for lack of jurisdiction. PER CURIAM Do not publish -2-