Second Court of Appeals

Week of October 18, 2021. 

Summaries of Civil Opinions and Published Criminal Opinions Issued - Week of October 18, 2021.

NOTE: Summaries are prepared by the court's staff attorneys and law clerks for public information only and reflect his or her interpretation alone of the facts and legal issues. The summaries are not part of the court's opinion in the case and should not be cited to, quoted, or relied upon as the opinion of the court.

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In Re T.H., No. 02-21-00263-CV (Oct. 21, 2021) (orig. proceeding) (Birdwell, J., joined by Bassel and Wallach, JJ.).  

Held: Relators’ petition for writ of mandamus is conditionally granted because Respondent abused her discretion by failing to transfer venue of a suit affecting a parent-child relationship; Relators demonstrated standing to seek mandatory transfer of the real party in interest’s SAPCR to the county where the child had resided exclusively with them for at least two years.