Appeal from the 157th District Court Harris County, Texas
Trial Court Cause No. 2014-38636
consists of Chief Justice Frost and Justices Brown and
an appeal from a judgment signed September 21, 2016. The
notice of appeal was filed October 24, 2016. Our records show
that to date appellant has not paid the appellate filing fee.
See Tex. R. App. P. 5 (requiring payment of fees in
civil cases unless party is excused by statute or by
appellate rules from paying costs); Tex. Gov't Code Ann.
§ 51.207 (West 2013) (directing clerk of court of
appeals to collect certain fees in civil cases). On December
6, 2016, this court ordered appellant to pay the appellate
filing fee on or before December 16, 2016, or the appeal
would be dismissed. Appellant has not paid the appellate
no clerk's record has been filed. The clerk responsible
for preparing the record in this appeal informed the court
that appellant did not make arrangements to pay for the
record. On December 6, 2016, the court notified all parties
of the court's intention to dismiss the appeal for want
of prosecution unless, within fifteen days, appellant paid or
made arrangements to pay for the record and provided this
court with proof of payment or arrangements for payment.
See Tex. R. App. P. 37.3(b). Appellant has done
the appeal is DISMISSED. See Tex.
R. App. P. 42.3(c) (allowing involuntary dismissal of case
because appellant has failed to comply with notice from clerk