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No. 15-0338
TAMES

TOM BENNETT AND JAMES B. BONHAM CORPORATION v. LARRY WAYNE GRANT

Oral argument was held on January 12, 2017. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on April 28, 2017. It then denied rehearing on September 22, 2017 File Closed

Opinion

April 28, 2017

Willett
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown

Justice Willett delivered the opinion of the Court.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:03-11-00669-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Scott K. Field

Trial Court

Trial Court:33rd District Court
County:San Saba
Trial Judge:Honorable Guilford L. (Gil) Jones
Trial Docket:8086

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-09-22 Mandate issued  
2017-09-22 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between June 14, 2017 and September 22, 2017.  
2017-06-14 Case forwarded to Court
2017-06-14 Motion for Rehearing  
2017-05-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2017-05-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2017-04-28 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirm and reverse in part; remand to court of appeals
2017-04-28 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 12, 2017 and April 28, 2017.  
2017-01-12 Oral argument  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between November 8, 2016 and January 12, 2017.  
2016-11-08 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2016-11-08 Submission reset   Case set for oral argument
2016-11-08 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
2016-11-07 Call received  
2016-11-07 Miscellaneous Motion  
2016-10-11 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-10-11 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-09-02 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2016-09-02 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2016-09-02 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between May 31, 2016 and September 2, 2016.  
2016-05-31 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2016-04-29 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-04-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-04-13 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-03-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-03-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-02-29 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-02-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-02-23 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2016-02-22 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2016-01-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-01-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-12-08 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-12-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-12-07 Case Record Filed  
2015-11-23 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2015-11-20 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2015-11-09 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2015-11-04 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2015-11-04 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2015-10-05 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2015-09-04 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2015-08-04 Case forwarded to Court
2015-07-10 Response Waiver filed  
2015-07-07 Third Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2015-07-06 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2015-07-06 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2015-07-06 Third Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2015-06-03 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2015-06-03 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2015-05-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2015-05-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Grant, Larry Wayne
Mr. Don W. Cruse Jr.
Mr. Darrel Dwayne Spinks
Mr. Robert B. Summers
Mr. Richard T. Miller
Respondent
James B. Bonham Corporation
Mr. D. Todd Smith
Mr. David A. Young
Petitioner
Bennett, Tom
Mr. D. Todd Smith
Mr. Keith Woodley
Petitioner
 
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