The State of Texas for the Best Interest and Protection of M. B. V.--Appeal from County Court at Law of Cherokee County

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MARY'S OPINION HEADING NO. 12-02-00235-CV
IN THE COURT OF APPEALS
TWELFTH COURT OF APPEALS DISTRICT
TYLER, TEXAS
APPEAL FROM THE

THE STATE OF TEXAS FOR THE BEST

INTEREST AND PROTECTION OF

 
COUNTY COURT AT LAW OF

M.B.V.

 
CHEROKEE COUNTY, TEXAS
PER CURIAM

This appeal is being dismissed for want of prosecution. Tex. R. App. P. 42.3(b). Appellant perfected his appeal on August 14, 2002. Thereafter, the reporter's record was filed on November 6, 2002, making Appellant's brief was due on or before November 26, 2002. When Appellant failed to file his brief within the required time, this court notified him on December 10, 2002 that the brief was past due, and warned that if no motion for extension of time explaining the delay were received by December 20, 2002, the appeal would be dismissed for want of prosecution under Tex. R. App. P. 42.3(b).

As of December 31, 2002, Appellant has neither tendered his brief nor otherwise responded to this court's notice. Accordingly, Appellant's appeal is dismissed for want of prosecution pursuant to Tex. R. App. P. 38.8(a)(1) and 42.3.(b).

Opinion delivered December 31, in the Year of our Lord 2002.

Panel consisted of Gohmert, Jr., C.J., Worthen, J., and Griffith, J.

 
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