Court of Appeals of Texas, Eighth District, EL Paso
Appeal from the 388th District Court of El Paso County, Texas (TC# 2011DCM04259)
Before McClure, C.J., Rivera, and Rodriguez, JJ.
GUADALUPE RIVERA, JUSTICE
This appeal is before the Court on its own motion for determination of whether it should be dismissed for want of prosecution. Finding that Appellant has failed to pay the case filing fee and has failed to comply with a notice by the Clerk requiring a response from Appellant, we dismiss the appeal for want of prosecution.
Appellant filed a notice with the trial court clerk seeking to appeal the final decree of divorce but he did not pay the case filing fee of $195 as required by Tex.R.App.P. 5 nor did he establish his indigence in accordance with Tex.R.App.P. 20.1. On September 13, 2013, the Clerk of the Court notified Appellant he had not paid the filing fee and advised that failure to pay the filing fee within twenty days would result in dismissal of the appeal pursuant to Tex.R.App.P. 42.3(b) and (c). The Clerk sent a second letter to Appellant requesting payment of the filing ...