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No. 11-0024
TAMES

IN THE MATTER OF THE MARRIAGE OF J.B. AND H.B.

A petition was filed on February 17, 2011. Oral argument was held on November 5, 2013. The Court denied review of the petition on June 19, 2015. A motion for rehearing was filed on July 6, 2015.

In the news...

Tracking 9 articles about this case.

June 19, 2015

Texas’s same-sex divorce cases result in a deep divide — over the power of the Attorney General [Jun. 19, 2015]

from SCOTXblog

The article also mentions:
  • IN RE STATE OF TEXAS
  • IN RE STATE OF TEXAS
  • STATE OF TEXAS v. ANGELIQUE NAYLOR AND SABINA DALY
  • September 11, 2013

    Texas Hold ’Em The state refuses to allow same-sex couples married elsewhere to get divorced....

    from Slate

    August 28, 2013

    Texas Supreme Court to Decide If Gay Dallas Couple Can Divorce

    from Dallas Observer

    August 23, 2013

    Texas Supreme Court takes same-sex divorce cases

    from Austin American-Statesman

    The article also mentions:
  • STATE OF TEXAS v. ANGELIQUE NAYLOR AND SABINA DALY
  • August 23, 2013

    The Texas Supreme Court accepts two “gay divorce” cases for argument this fall

    from SCOTXblog

    The article also mentions:
  • STATE OF TEXAS v. ANGELIQUE NAYLOR AND SABINA DALY
  • August 23, 2013

    8 Decisions, 10 Grants, and More [Aug. 23, 2013]

    from SCOTXblog

    This article also mentions 17 other cases.

    August 8, 2011

    Briefing requests: Same-sex divorce in Texas, evidence needed to challenge tax appraisals

    from SCOTXblog

    The article also mentions:
  • HARRIS COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT v. HOUSTON LAUREATE ASSOCIATES, LTD. AND LEVERING & COMPANY
  • LASALLE PIPELINE, LP v. DONNELL LANDS, L.P.
  • May 25, 2011

    The Texas same-sex divorce cases have attracted their first amicus brief

    from SCOTXblog

    The article also mentions:
  • STATE OF TEXAS v. ANGELIQUE NAYLOR AND SABINA DALY
  • March 3, 2011

    Gay divorce case appealed to TX Supreme Court

    from Dallas Voice

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    The Court has not issued any opinions in this case.

     

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Reversed & Remanded
    COA Docket No.:05-09-01170-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Kerry P. FitzGerald

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:302nd District Court
    County:Dallas
    Trial Judge:Honorable Tena Toye Callahan
    Trial Docket:DF-09-1074

    Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

    Upcoming

    Date Event  
    2015-07-06 Motion for rehearing due to be filed.

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2015-07-27 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2015-07-06 Case forwarded to Court
    2015-07-06 Motion for Rehearing - Filed  
    2015-06-30 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2015-06-19 Motion to dismiss disposed   Filing granted in part
    2015-06-19 Petition for Review disposed Dismissed
    2015-05-20 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2015-05-20 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2015-05-01 Response to Motion filed (Respondent)  
    2015-04-28 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response (Respondent)  
    2015-04-22 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2015-04-17 Motion to dismiss filed (Petitioner)  
    2015-04-16 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2015-04-15 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2015-04-08 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2015-04-08 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 5, 2015 and April 8, 2015.  
    2015-01-05 Designation of Lead Counsel (Respondent)  
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 5, 2013 and January 5, 2015.  
    2013-11-05 Oral argument  
    2013-10-22 Letter Filed (Respondent)  
    2013-09-25 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Petitioner)  
    2013-09-23 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Respondent)  
    2013-09-03 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2013-08-27 Address Change (Petitioner)  
    2013-08-23 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2013-08-23 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
    2013-08-23 Petition for Review granted
    2013-08-06 Reply brief filed (Petitioner)  
    2013-07-29 Brief filed (Respondent)  
    2013-07-17 Brief filed (Petitioner)  
    2013-07-03 Brief on the Merits Requested (Expedited Briefing Requested)  
      This case was pending on merits briefs between March 25, 2013 and July 3, 2013.  
    2013-03-25 Notice from Counsel of a change in address (Petitioner)  
      This case was pending on merits briefs between July 26, 2012 and March 25, 2013.  
    2012-07-26 Notice from Counsel of a change in address (Petitioner)  
      This case was pending on merits briefs between December 6, 2011 and July 26, 2012.  
    2011-12-06 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
      This case was pending on merits briefs between October 10, 2011 and December 6, 2011.  
    2011-10-10 Reply brief filed (Petitioner)  
    2011-09-26 Brief filed (Respondent)  
    2011-09-06 Brief filed (Petitioner)  
    2011-08-19 Case Record Filed  
    2011-08-05 Brief on the Merits Requested  
    2011-08-05 Record Requested in Petition for Review
      This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between May 23, 2011 and August 5, 2011.  
    2011-05-23 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
    2011-05-16 Address Change (Petitioner)  
    2011-05-13 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2011-05-12 Referral to Pro Bono Program - Letter sent to All Counsel of Record and Program Liason  
      This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between March 22, 2011 and May 12, 2011.  
    2011-03-22 Case forwarded to Court
    2011-03-21 Response to Petition filed (Respondent)  
    2011-02-17 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
    2011-02-17 Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  
    2011-01-21 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Petitioner)  
    2011-01-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed (Petitioner)   Filing granted
    2011-01-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    B., H.
    H. B.
    Other Interested Party
    J.B.
    Mr. Joseph Carl Cecere
    Mr. Peter Andrew Schulte
    Mr. James J. Scheske
    Mr. Jason P. Steed
    Petitioner
    The State of Texas
    Attorney General Warren Kenneth Paxton Jr.
    Mr. Scott A. Keller
    Mr. Charles Roy
    Mr. Michael P. Murphy
    Mr. Cleve Doty
    Mr. Clarence Andrew Weber
    Attorney General Greg W. Abbott
    Mr. Daniel T. Hodge
    Mr. William J. "Bill" Cobb III
    Mr. Jonathan F. Mitchell
    Mr. David S. Morales
    Mr. James C. Ho
    Mr. James D. Blacklock
    Respondent

    Amici Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    Perley, Betty
    Mrs. Betty Perley
    American Civil Liberties Union of Texas
    Mr. Kenneth D. Upton Jr.
    Chisum, Warren
    Mr. Kelly J. Shackelford
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