Court of Appeals of Texas, Twelfth District, Tyler
Panel consisted of Worthen, C.J., Griffith, J., and Hoyle, J.
On September 25, 2013, Relator, Elizabeth Thurman, filed a petition for writ of habeas corpus in which she alleges that she is being unlawfully confined in the Cherokee County Jail pursuant to a void contempt order. Based upon the grounds stated in her petition, she seeks to be released from custody.
In an original habeas proceeding, the relator has the burden to provide this court with a record sufficient to establish her right to habeas corpus relief. See Tex. R. App. P. 52.3(k)(1), 52.7(a); Walker v. Packer, 827 S.W.2d 833, 837 (Tex. 1992) (orig. proceeding). Here, however, Thurman has failed to provide us with a record that is sufficient to support her claims.Accordingly, we deny the petition for writ of habeas corpus. Opinion delivered October 31, 2013.
ON THIS DAY came to be heard the petition for writ of habeas corpus filed by Relator, ELIZABETH THURMAN, who is the Respondent in Cause No. 2012-01-0001, styled "In the Interest of Hannah Dianne Thurman, Allissa Mae Thurman, and Kyle Wain Thurman, Children, " pending on the docket of the County Court at Law of Cherokee County, Texas. Said petition for writ of habeas corpus having been filed herein on September 25, 2013, and the same having been duly considered, because it is the opinion of this court that a writ of habeas corpus should not issue, it ...