APPROXIMATELY 5520 00 v. THE STATE OF TEXAS

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Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston (14th Dist.).

APPROXIMATELY $5520.00, Appellant v. THE STATE OF TEXAS, Appellee

NO. 14-16-00705-CV

Decided: October 27, 2016

Panel consists of Justices Busby, Donovan, and Brown.

MEMORANDUM OPINION

This is an attempted appeal from a judgment signed January 23, 2008. No post-judgment motion was filed. Appellant's notice of appeal 1 was filed September 6, 2016.

The notice of appeal must be filed within 30 days after the judgment is signed when appellant has not filed a timely post-judgment motion. See Tex. R. App. P. 26.1.

Appellant's notice of appeal was not filed timely. A motion for extension of time is necessarily implied when an appellant, acting in good faith, files a notice of appeal beyond the time allowed by Rule 26.1, but within the 15-day grace period provided by Rule 26.3 for filing a motion for extension of time. See Verburgt v. Dorner, 959 S.W.2d 615, 617–18 (1997) (construing the predecessor to Rule 26). Appellant's notice of appeal was not filed within the 15-day period provided by Rule 26.3.

Accordingly, the appeal is ordered dismissed.

FOOTNOTES

1.   The notice of appeal was filed by Quincy Butler, the pro se respondent in the case below. The record indicates that Butler contends he did not receive notice of the judgment and that he has filed a bill of review in the trial court. That bill of review is not before us in this appeal.

PER CURIAM