Court of Appeals of Texas, Fourth District, San Antonio
From the 224th Judicial District Court, Bexar County, Texas Trial Court No. 2013-CI-05112 Honorable Janet P. Littlejohn, Judge Presiding.
Patricia O. Alvarez, Justice.
Appellant Alonzo Foster Ball Jr., an inmate acting pro se, filed a notice of appeal with this court on December 12, 2013. Appellant's notice of appeal shows his return address as the Bexar County Adult Detention Center and states he is indigent.
Because Appellant is an inmate and asserts he cannot pay costs, Appellant must file in this court within TWENTY DAYS of the date of this order (1) a separate affidavit listing the previous pro se actions he has brought and (2) a certified copy of his inmate trust account statement. See Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. § 14.002(a) (West Supp. 2013) (applying affidavit and other requirements to inmate appeals effective January 1, 2012); id. § 14.004 (requiring a pro se inmate asserting inability to pay costs to file a detailed list of previous pro se actions and a certified copy of the inmate's trust account statement).
Appellant's affidavit and certified statement must be timely filed and must meet the applicable statutory requirements. E.g., id. § 14.004(a) (affidavit of actions); id. § 14.004(b) (dispositions); id. § 14.004(c) (account statement).
We warn Appellant that this court may dismiss the appeal if Appellant fails to timely file the statutorily required documents. Cf. Douglas v. Turner, 10-13-00031-CV, 2013 WL 2245653, at *2 (Tex. App.—Waco May 9, 2013, no pet.) (dismissing an appeal where an inmate failed to comply with Chapter 14 requirements); Amir-Sharif v. Mason, 243 S.W.3d 854, 857 (Tex. App.—Dallas 2008, no pet.) (recognizing that a trial court may ...