Court of Appeals of Texas, Fourth District, San Antonio
In the INTEREST OF A.M.F. and J.P., Children
From the 224th Judicial District Court, Bexar County, Texas Trial Court No. 2011-PA-02295 Honorable Charles E. Montemayor, Associate Judge Presiding
Sitting: Catherine Stone, Chief Justice Rebeca C. Martinez, Justice Luz Elena D. Chapa, Justice
Luz Elena D. Chapa, Justice
O.M. appeals the trial court's order terminating his parent-child relationship with A.M.F. and J.P. Appellant's court-appointed appellate attorney filed a motion to withdraw and a brief containing a professional evaluation of the record, demonstrating there are no arguable grounds to be advanced, and concluding the appeal is frivolous. The brief meets the requirements of Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967). See In re R.R., No. 04-03-00096-CV, 2003 WL 21157944, at *4 (Tex. App.—San Antonio May 21, 2003, order) (applying Anders procedure to appeals from orders terminating parental rights), disp. on merits, 2003 WL 22080522 (Tex. App.—San Antonio Sept. 10, 2003, no pet.) (mem. op.). Appellant was provided a copy of the brief and the motion to withdraw and was informed of his right to review the record and file his own brief. See Nichols v. State, 954 S.W.2d 83, 85-86 (Tex. App.—San Antonio 1997, no pet.) (per curiam); In re R.R., 2003 WL 21157944, at *4. Appellant did not file a pro se brief.
We have reviewed the record and the attorney's Anders brief, and we agree with counsel that the appeal is without merit. Accordingly, we grant the motion to ...