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No. 07-0581
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IN RE HAROLD R. SCHMITZ, ET AL.

Oral argument was held on April 2, 2008. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 22, 2009. File Closed

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Tracking 4 articles about this case.

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Opinion

May 22, 2009

Brister
Hecht
Oneill
Wainwright
Medina
Green
Johnson
Willett

Justice Brister delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Denied
COA Docket No.:04-07-00359-CV
Opinion Author:Per Curiam

Trial Court

Trial Court:224th District Court
County:Bexar
Trial Judge:Honorable Gloria A. Saldana
Trial Docket:2005-CI-19934

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2009-09-21 Case Stored  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between July 3, 2009 and September 21, 2009.  
2009-07-03 Certified cys of cost bill sent to attys of record  
2009-05-22 Opinion issued Writ of Mandamus conditionally granted
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 7, 2008 and May 22, 2009.  
2008-11-07 Notice from Counsel of a change in address (Relator)  
2008-10-23 Motion to substitute disposed   Filing granted
2008-10-20 Motion to Substitute filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2008-10-20 Notice received (Real Parties in Interest)  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between April 2, 2008 and October 20, 2008.  
2008-04-02 Oral argument  
2008-03-28 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Relator)  
2008-03-20 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Real Parties in Interest)  
2008-03-20 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Real Parties in Interest)  
2008-03-14 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Real Parties in Interest)  
2008-03-14 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Relator)  
2008-03-13 Pro hac vice motion disposed (Real Parties in Interest)   Filing granted
2008-03-13 Pro hac vice motion disposed (Real Parties in Interest)   Filing granted
2008-03-13 Pro hac vice motion disposed (Real Parties in Interest)   Filing granted
2008-03-13 Pro hac vice motion disposed (Real Parties in Interest)   Filing granted
2008-03-12 Pro hac vice motion filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2008-03-12 Pro hac vice motion filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2008-03-12 Pro hac vice motion filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2008-03-12 Pro hac vice motion filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2008-03-07 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2008-02-15 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed Case set for oral argument
2008-02-15 Mandamus Set to Argue
2008-02-15 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2008-01-10 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Relator)  
2007-12-27 Reply brief filed (Relator)  
2007-12-11 Brief filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2007-11-21 Brief filed (Relator)  
2007-11-06 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Relator)  
2007-11-06 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Relator)  
2007-10-22 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2007-10-19 Motion for temporary relief disposed   Filing dismissed as moot
2007-09-20 Notice received (Real Parties in Interest)  
2007-08-17 Reply to Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  
2007-08-14 Case forwarded to Court
2007-08-13 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2007-08-03 Letter Filed (Relator)  
2007-08-03 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2007-07-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response (Real Parties in Interest)  
2007-07-25 Additional Copies received (Relator)  
2007-07-25 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2007-07-24 Motion for temporary relief (Relator)  
2007-07-24 Case Record Filed (Relator)  
2007-07-24 Appendix Filed (Relator)  
2007-07-24 Petition for Writ of Mandamus filed (Relator)  
2007-07-24 Call received (Relator)  
2007-07-24 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Relator)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Schmitz, Harold R.
Mr. Lamont Jefferson
Ms. Debra Janece McComas
Mr. Paul Nicholas Even
Mr. George W. Bramblett Jr.
Ms. Heather Bailey New
Relator
Dillingham, Virginie
Mr. Randall J. Baron
Ms. Amber L. Eck
Mr. Kevin K. Green
Mr. Hamilton Philip Lindley
Mr. Joe Kendall
Mr. David T. Wissbroecker
Mr. Darren J. Robbins
Mr. Robert Weiser
Real Party In Interest
 
 
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