Court of Appeals of Texas, Fourth District, San Antonio
IN THE INTEREST OF J.F., M.F., AND J.I., CHILDREN,
From the 288th Judicial District Court, Bexar County, Texas Trial Court No. 2012-PA-00745 Honorable Martha B. Tanner, Judge Presiding
PATRICIA O. ALVAREZ, JUSTICE
In this accelerated appeal of the September 24, 2013 order terminating Appellant's parental rights, Appellant's court-appointed counsel filed an Anders brief stating that there were no meritorious issues to raise on appeal. In our November 13, 2013 order, we notified Appellant that if he wished to submit a pro se brief, he must file it with this court by December 3, 2013. See Tex. R. App. P. 38.6(a). On December 2, 2013, Appellant filed a letter with this court stating that he would like to file a pro se brief We construe Appellant's letter as a first motion for extension of time to file Appellant's brief See id. R. 10.5(b).
Appellant's motion is GRANTED. Appellant's pro se brief must be filed with this court by December 23, 2013. See id R. 38.6(d); see also Tex. R. Jud. Admin. 6.2, available at http://www.supreme. courts.state.tx.us/MiscDocket/11/11925100.pdf (directing courts of appeals to dispose of SAPCR ...