Ex parte A.X.L. Jr., a child Appeal from 406th Judicial District Court of Webb County (memorandum opinion per curiam)

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Fourth Court of Appeals San Antonio, Texas MEMORANDUM OPINION No. 04-19-00125-CV EX PARTE A.X.L. JR., a Child From the 406th Judicial District Court, Webb County, Texas Trial Court No. 2019FLK00214D4 Honorable Oscar J. Hale, Jr., Judge Presiding PER CURIAM Sitting: Patricia O. Alvarez, Justice Luz Elena D. Chapa, Justice Irene Rios, Justice Delivered and Filed: May 15, 2019 DISMISSED FOR WANT OF JURISDICTION On February 11, 2019, the trial court signed an order granting a writ of habeas corpus to compel the return of A.X.L. Jr. to his father A.X.L. Appellant Mother filed a notice of appeal. On April 12, 2019, we advised Appellant that a trial court’s order granting or denying a petition for writ of habeas corpus in a child custody case is not an appealable order, Gray v. Rankin, 594 S.W.2d 409, 409 (Tex. 1980); Nydegger v. Breig, 740 S.W.2d 551, 552 (Tex. App.—San Antonio 1987, no writ), and that mandamus is the proper remedy to compel enforcement of the right to possession of a child, Saucier v. Pena, 559 S.W.2d 654, 656 (Tex. 1977); Nydegger, 740 S.W.2d at 552. We ordered Appellant to show cause in writing why this appeal should not be dismissed for want of jurisdiction. On May 3, 2019, Appellant filed a motion to dismiss this appeal. 04-19-00125-CV As we advised Appellant, a trial court’s order granting or denying a petition for writ of habeas corpus in a child custody case is not an appealable order. Gray, 594 S.W.2d at 409; Nydegger, 740 S.W.2d at 552. We dismiss this appeal for want of jurisdiction. See TEX. R. APP. P. 42.3(a); Gray, 594 S.W.2d at 409; Nydegger, 740 S.W.2d at 552. PER CURIAM -2-