Milton E. Lindsey, Jr. v. Kathryn Renee RamseyAppeal from ... of Travis County (memorandum opinion )

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TEXAS COURT OF APPEALS, THIRD DISTRICT, AT AUSTIN NO. 03-13-00359-CV NO. 03-13-00360-CV Milton E. Lindsey, Jr., Appellant v. Kathryn Renee Ramsey, Appellee FROM THE JUSTICE COURT, PRECINCT THREE OF TRAVIS COUNTY NOS. 016468 & 054228, HONORABLE SUSAN STEEG, JUDGE PRESIDING MEMORANDUM OPINION Appellant filed notices of appeal in this Court, complaining of orders signed by the justice court on February 15, 2013. However, this Court lacks jurisdiction over justice-court judgments. That jurisdiction lies in the county or district court. See Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code § 51.001; see also id. § 51.012 (person may appeal from district or county court to court of appeals); Tex. R. Civ. P. 574b (appeal from justice court is by way of trial de novo in county or district court). Further, appellant filed his notices of appeal in May 2013, well beyond the time to appeal from a justice court decision. See Tex. R. Civ. P. 571, 572, 573 (appeal from justice court perfected by appeal bond or affidavit of indigence filed within ten days of judgment or order overruling motion for new trial). We therefore dismiss the appeal for want of jurisdiction.1 Tex. R. App. P. 42.3(a). 1 Appellant did not respond to our letter asking for an explanation of how we might exercise jurisdiction over these appeals. __________________________________________ David Puryear, Justice Before Justices Puryear, Rose and Goodwin Dismissed for Want of Jurisdiction Filed: August 22, 2013 2