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ORDER

Roberta Bosworth appealed the trial court’s denial of her application for temporary guardianship of her adult daughter Amanda Bosworth and timely filed the appellant’s brief on January 19, 2011. Amanda Bosworth has not filed the appellee’s brief that was due on February 18, 2011. See Tex. R. App. P. 38.6(b).

Roberta served her appellant’s brief on Christina Peterson as counsel for appellee. After receiving the brief, Peterson notified this Court that she had not been appointed to represent appellee and that her duties as Amanda’s attorney ad litem in the underlying proceeding ended when the trial court denied Roberta’s application for temporary guardianship. See Tex. Prob. Code Ann. § 646(e) (West Supp. 2010) (stating that attorney ad litem’s appointment expires without court order on date that court either appoints a guardian or denies application for appointment of guardian, unless court determines that continued appointment of attorney ad litem is in ward’s best interest). Appellee Amanda Bosworth was not copied on Peterson’s letter to the Court.

 
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