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O. LEE TAWES, III v. DORIS BARNES, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS INDEPENDENT EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF LEON MCNAIR BARNES, DECEASED

Oral argument was held on November 9, 2010. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on April 15, 2011. It then denied rehearing on June 10, 2011 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 4 articles about this case.

April 15, 2011

Anonymous blogging decision from SCOTX; four other decisions; a grant about bad faith city takings [Apr. 15, 2011]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 5 other cases.

The Court has issued opinions:

November 12, 2010

This week’s oral argument sitting [Nov. 9-10, 2010]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 4 other cases.

November 11, 2010

Texas SC: Storms may change public beach lines, but easement must be proven

from Southeast Texas Record

The article also mentions:
  • CAROL SEVERANCE v. JERRY PATTERSON, COMMISSIONER OF THE TEXAS GENERAL LAND OFFICE; GREG ABBOTT, ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR THE STATE OF TEXAS; AND KURT SISTRUNK, DISTRICT ATTORNEY FOR THE COUNTY OF GALVESTON, TEXAS
  • August 6, 2010

    Texas Supreme Court accepts certified question in oil and gas case [Aug. 6, 2010]

    from SCOTXblog

    Opinion

    April 15, 2011

    Green
    Jefferson
    Hecht
    Wainwright
    Medina
    Johnson
    Willett
    Guzman
    Lehrmann

    Justice Green delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

     

    Court of Appeals

    None

    Trial Court

    None

    Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2011-07-19 Case Stored  
    2011-07-19 Record returned to Court of Appeals  
    2011-06-10 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
    2011-05-05 Letter Filed (Appellant in case)  
    2011-05-02 Motion for Rehearing - Filed  
    2011-05-02 Case forwarded to Court
    2011-04-15 Opinion issued Certified question answered by the Court
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between December 2, 2010 and April 15, 2011.  
    2010-12-02 Response to brief filed (Appellant in case)  
    2010-11-29 Motion for leave to file supplemental brief disp.   Filing granted
    2010-11-29 Supplemental Brief filed (Appellee in case)  
    2010-11-29 Motion for leave to file supplemental brief (Appellee in case)  
    2010-11-09 Oral argument  
    2010-11-09 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Appellee in case)  
    2010-11-09 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Appellant in case)  
    2010-11-01 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Appellee in case)  
    2010-10-22 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
    2010-10-20 Motion to extend time to file reply (Appellant in case)  
    2010-10-20 Reply brief filed (Appellant in case)  
    2010-10-19 Call received (Appellant in case)  
    2010-10-14 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Appellant in case)  
    2010-10-04 Brief filed (Appellee in case)  
    2010-09-14 Brief filed (Appellant in case)  
    2010-09-14 Appendix Filed (Appellant in case)  
    2010-09-10 Call received (Appellee in case)  
    2010-09-09 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Appellant in case)  
    2010-09-08 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Appellee in case)  
    2010-09-08 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Appellant in case)  
    2010-09-08 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Appellant in case)   Filing granted
    2010-09-03 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Appellant in case)  
    2010-08-23 Address Change (Appellant in case)  
    2010-08-18 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Appellant in case)  
    2010-08-16 Notice of Appearance (Appellant in case)  
    2010-08-13 Case Record Filed  
    2010-08-06 Certified Question disposed Certified Question accepted
    2010-08-06 Certified Question accepted
    2010-08-06 Brief on the Merits Requested  
    2010-08-06 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2010-08-03 Case Record Filed (Appellant in case)  
    2010-08-03 Motion to Certify Question filed  
    2010-08-03 Notice requesting filing fee (Joint motion filed)  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    Tawes, III, O. Lee
    Mr. Barnet B. Skelton Jr.
    Mr. Russell S. Post
    Mr. David M. Gunn
    Appellant
    Barnes, Doris
    Mr. Thomas Kirkendall
    Ms. Hannah Sibiski
    Mr. Dick Watt
    Appellee
     
     
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