Court of Appeals of Texas, Fifth District, Dallas
JOHN H. CARNEY & ASSOCIATES, Appellant
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS, Appellee
On Appeal from the 68th Judicial District Court Dallas County, Texas Trial Court Cause No. DC-12-02253
ELIZABETH LANG-MIERS JUSTICE
Before the Court is appellant's January 23, 2014 motion to extend time for filing brief. The motion is in response to our January 17, 2014 notice that the brief was overdue. Appellant explains in the motion, and our records confirm, that the notice was sent even though appellant appeals from a bench trial and the reporter's record has not been filed. Appellant seeks an additional thirty days to file the brief. Because the briefing deadline is not triggered until the reporter's record has been filed and, to date, the reporter has not filed the record, it appears our notice was inadvertently sent and no extension is necessary. See Tex. R. App. P. 38.6(a). We DENY appellant's motion as premature.
Because the reporter's record is overdue, we ORDER Antoinette Reagor, Official Court Reporter of the 68th Judicial District Court, to file the record no later than February 10, 2014. We DIRECT the Clerk of the Court to send a copy of this order by electronic transmission to Ms. Reagor and all parties. We further DIRECT the Clerk of the Court to remove the ...