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CHRISTOPHER N. EPPS AND LAURA L. EPPS v. BRUCE FOWLER, JR. AND STEPHANIE L. FOWLER

Oral argument was held on February 3, 2011. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on August 26, 2011. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 2 articles about this case.

August 26, 2011

Nonsuit as Loss on Merits in 19-Opinion Day for Texas Supreme Court

from Blawgletter

The Court has issued opinions:

January 11, 2011

Three new grants: Attorneys fees for dishonored checks; arbitration appeals (yet again); and attorneys fees for defendants in DTPA cases [Jan. 11, 2011]

from SCOTXblog

The article also mentions:
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  • CMH HOMES, INC., ET AL. v. ADAM PEREZ
  • Opinions

    August 26, 2011

    Lehrmann
    Jefferson
    Wainwright
    Green
    Willett
    Guzman

    Justice Lehrmann delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Wainwright, Justice Green, Justice Willett, and Justice Guzman joined. PDF

    Hecht
    Medina
    Johnson

    Justice Hecht delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Medina and Justice Johnson joined. PDF

     

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:AFF/PT, REV/REND/PT
    COA Docket No.:03-08-00055-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable J. Woodfin 'Woodie' Jones

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:Williamson County Court at Law No. 4
    County:Williamson
    Trial Judge:Honorable John Byron Mcmaster
    Trial Docket:06-1259-CC4

    Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2011-11-03 Case Stored  
    2011-10-25 Mandate issued  
      This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between August 26, 2011 and October 25, 2011.  
    2011-08-26 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
    2011-08-26 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
    2011-08-26 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 3, 2011 and August 26, 2011.  
    2011-02-03 Oral argument  
    2011-01-26 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2011-01-20 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2011-01-11 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
    2011-01-11 Petition for Review granted
    2011-01-11 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
      This case was pending on merits briefs between October 26, 2010 and January 11, 2011.  
    2010-10-26 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
    2010-10-11 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2010-09-20 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
    2010-08-26 Case Record Filed  
    2010-08-24 Record Requested in Petition for Review
    2010-08-20 Brief on the Merits Requested  
      This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between June 22, 2010 and August 20, 2010.  
    2010-06-22 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2010-06-21 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2010-06-18 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2010-05-19 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2010-05-04 Case forwarded to Court
    2010-05-03 Response Waiver filed  
    2010-04-23 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
    2010-04-23 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    Epps, Christopher N.
    Mr. Travis Dale Weitzel
    Mr. Noel West Short
    Petitioner
    Fowler, Jr., Bruce
    Mr. Frank B. Lyon
    Respondent
     
     
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