Supreme Court of Texas Blog

No. 10-0592
Click for Official Page

JOHN GANIM v. J. FAROUK (FRANK) ALATTAR

The Court requested full merits briefing on December 3, 2010. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 24, 2011. It granted rehearing on January 20, 2012 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 2 articles about this case.

March 30, 2012

The original Texas open-beaches holding survives rehearing – three other cases decided – six new grants [Mar. 30, 2012]

from SCOTXblog

January 20, 2012

No opinions; Court grants rehearing on its recent statute-of-frauds opinion

from SCOTXblog

Opinion

Withdrawn Opinions

The opinions below have been withdrawn by order of the Court.

June 24, 2011

Percuriam.17387

Per Curiam Opinion PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reversed & Rendered
COA Docket No.:14-08-00756-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Adele O. Hedges

Trial Court

Trial Court:400th District Court
County:Fort Bend
Trial Judge:Honorable Clifford J. Vacek
Trial Docket:06-CV-148738

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2014-05-21 Case Stored - stored case location updated  
2012-06-18 Case Stored  
2012-06-13 Notice sent to Court of Appeals  
2012-06-08 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2012-05-08 Case forwarded to Court
2012-05-01 Motion for Rehearing  
2012-04-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2012-04-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2012-03-30 Petition for Review disposed Denied with Justice not sitting.
2012-03-30 Petition Reinstated
2012-03-30 Petition for Review disposed Petition improvidently granted; Order denying petition withdrawn; Petition denied
2012-03-30 Previous Order of the Court withdrawn  
2012-03-30 Previous opinion withdrawn  
2012-03-22 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between January 20, 2012 and March 22, 2012.  
2012-01-20 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Filing granted
2012-01-20 Motion for Rehearing Granted
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between September 12, 2011 and January 20, 2012.  
2011-09-12 Reply to Response to Motion for Rehearing filed (Respondent)  
2011-08-30 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Petitioner)  
2011-08-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2011-08-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2011-07-29 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2011-07-29 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2011-07-26 Case forwarded to Court
2011-07-26 Motion for Rehearing  
2011-07-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2011-07-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2011-06-24 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed and remanded to Court of Appeals
2011-06-24 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
2011-06-24 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
2011-06-24 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was pending on merits briefs between February 17, 2011 and June 24, 2011.  
2011-02-17 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2011-02-16 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2011-02-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2011-02-07 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2011-01-13 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2010-12-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2010-12-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2010-12-15 Case Record Filed  
2010-12-10 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2010-12-03 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2010-11-19 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2010-11-16 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2010-11-12 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2010-10-28 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2010-09-28 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2010-09-14 Case forwarded to Court
2010-09-02 Supplemental appendix (Petitioner)  
2010-08-30 Response Waiver filed  
2010-08-27 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-08-27 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2010-08-27 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2010-08-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2010-08-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Ganim, John
Mr. Percy L. Isgitt
Mr. J. W. Beverly
Mr. Don T. Schwartz
Ms. C. Zan Turcotte
Petitioner
Alattar, J. Farouk (Frank)
Mr. Michael S. Goldberg
Mr. Carl H. Moerer Jr.
Mr. Richard L. Tate
Mr. Joel Zane Montgomery
Mr. Aaron M. Streett
Mr. Jonathan Bruce Smith
Ms. Amy Douthitt Maddux
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth
Mr. Scott A. Brister
 
...
...