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RITA LACKEY FILLINGIM PEARSON v. WILLIS DAN FILLINGIM

The Court requested full merits briefing on April 9, 2010. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on January 14, 2011. It then denied rehearing on March 11, 2011 File Closed

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The Court has issued opinions:

Opinion

January 14, 2011

Percuriam

Per Curiam Opinion PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:7th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:REVERSE AND RENDER
COA Docket No.:07-08-00144-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Patrick A. Pirtle

Trial Court

Trial Court:31st District Court
County:Hemphill
Trial Judge:Honorable Steven Ray Emmert
Trial Docket:4,330

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Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2011-07-14 Case Stored  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between March 18, 2011 and July 14, 2011.  
2011-03-18 Mandate issued  
2011-03-11 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2011-02-07 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Petitioner)  
2011-02-03 Supplement to motion for rehearing (Respondent)  
2011-01-31 Case forwarded to Court
2011-01-31 Motion for Rehearing - Filed  
2011-01-14 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
2011-01-14 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
2011-01-14 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2011-01-14 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was pending on merits briefs between July 19, 2010 and January 14, 2011.  
2010-07-19 Case Record Filed  
2010-07-15 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2010-06-08 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Petitioner)  
2010-06-07 Reply brief filed (Petitioner)  
2010-05-27 Brief filed (Respondent)  
2010-05-06 Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2010-04-12 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2010-04-09 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2010-03-01 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Petitioner)  
2010-02-25 Reply filed (Petitioner)  
2010-02-25 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Petitioner)  
2010-02-19 Response to Petition for Review filed (Respondent)  
2010-01-26 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2010-01-19 Case forwarded to Court
2010-01-14 Response to Petition for Review waived (Respondent)  
2010-01-08 Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  
2010-01-08 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Pearson, Rita Lackey Fillingim
Mr. Wyatt L. Brooks
Petitioner
Fillingim, Willis Dan
Mr. John Smithee
Mr. Joe W. Hayes
Respondent
 
 
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