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HARRY HOLMES, II, INDEPENDENT EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF THOMAS J. HOLMES, SR., DECEASED AND AS TRUSTEE OF ANY TRUST NAMED AS A LEGATEE IN THE WILL OF THOMAS J. HOLMES, SR., DECEASED v. DOUGLAS G. BEATTY, INDEPENDENT EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF KATHRYN v. HOLMES, DECEASED

Oral argument was held on January 14, 2009. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 26, 2009. It then denied rehearing on September 25, 2009 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 2 articles about this case.

June 26, 2009

Order List for June 26, 2009

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The Court has issued opinions:

December 5, 2008

Order List for December 5, 2008

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 7 other cases.

Opinion

June 26, 2009

Jefferson
Hecht
Oneill
Wainwright
Brister
Medina
Green
Johnson
Willett

Chief Justice Jefferson delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev/Pt
COA Docket No.:14-03-00663-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Charles W. Seymore

Trial Court

Trial Court:Probate Court No 1
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Russell P. Austin
Trial Docket:308,541-403

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2010-02-01 Case Stored  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between September 25, 2009 and February 1, 2010.  
2009-09-25 Mandate issued  
2009-09-25 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2009-08-14 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Petitioner)  
2009-08-14 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2009-07-30 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2009-07-13 Case forwarded to Court
2009-07-13 Motion for Rehearing  
2009-07-13 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2009-06-26 Opinion issued   Issued
2009-06-26 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 14, 2009 and June 26, 2009.  
2009-01-14 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2009-01-14 Oral argument  
2009-01-08 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2009-01-08 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2008-12-05 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2008-12-05 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2008-12-05 Petition for Review granted
2008-10-30 Adopt by Reference pursuant to Tex. R. App. P. 9.7  
2008-10-29 Adopt by Reference pursuant to Tex. R. App. P. 9.7  
2008-10-02 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2008-09-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-09-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-08-18 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2008-07-24 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-07-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-07-01 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-07-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-06-16 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-06-13 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2008-06-04 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-06-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-05-02 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-05-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-04-29 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-04-25 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-04-23 Case Record Filed  
2008-04-07 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2008-04-04 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between February 12, 2008 and April 4, 2008.  
2008-02-12 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2008-01-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-01-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2007-12-17 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2007-11-20 Case forwarded to Court
2007-11-14 Response Waiver filed  
2007-10-31 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2007-10-31 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2007-10-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2007-09-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Beatty, Douglas G.
Mr. Rudolph Michael Culp
Ms. Linda C. Goehrs
Mr. Joseph S. Horrigan
Respondent
Holmes, II, Harry
Mr. Matthew E. Coveler
Ms. Dianne W. Lawter
Mr. Jack W. Lawter Jr.
Ms. Jennifer Bruch Hogan
Mr. Richard P. Hogan Jr.
Petitioner
Bingham, Sandra Beatty
Mr. Lawrence J. Pirtle
Other Interested Party
Lang, Elizabeth Holmes Hesley
Mr. Robin C. Gibbs
Mr. Brandon Trent Allen
Other Interested Party
 
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