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EXLP LEASING, LLC AND EES LEASING, LLC v. GALVESTON CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT

A petition was filed on November 24, 2015. Oral argument was held on October 10, 2017. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on March 2, 2018. A motion for rehearing was filed and has now been pending since April 2, 2018.

Opinion

March 2, 2018

Brown
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Blacklock

Justice Brown delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev & Rem/Pt
COA Docket No.:14-14-00268-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Justin Brett Busby

Trial Court

Trial Court:10th District Court
County:Galveston
Trial Judge:Honorable Kerry Lane Neves
Trial Docket:12-CV-2041

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Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
  This case has been waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing.  
2018-04-03 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2018-04-03 Response Waiver filed  
2018-04-02 Motion for Rehearing  
2018-04-02 Case forwarded to Court
2018-03-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2018-03-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2018-03-02 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2018-03-02 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2018-03-02 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2018-02-07 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2018-01-18 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2017-12-20 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2017-12-11 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2017-10-23 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2017-10-20 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2017-10-16 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2017-10-10 Oral argument  
2017-10-09 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2017-09-06 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-09-06 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between June 30, 2017 and September 6, 2017.  
2017-06-30 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2017-06-14 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between March 10, 2017 and June 14, 2017.  
2017-03-10 Petition for Review granted
2017-03-10 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2017-02-13 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2017-02-07 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Petitioner)  
2017-02-06 Reply Brief  
2017-02-06 Reply Brief  
2016-12-22 Brief on the Merits  
2016-12-22 Brief on the Merits  
2016-11-04 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Denied
2016-11-01 Brief on the Merits  
2016-11-01 Brief on the Merits  
2016-10-25 Response to Motion filed  
2016-10-25 Call received  
2016-10-21 Miscellaneous Motion  
2016-10-04 Call received  
2016-09-19 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
2016-09-15 Miscellaneous Motion  
2016-09-07 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2016-09-07 Case Record Filed  
2016-09-06 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2016-09-06 Letter Filed  
2016-09-02 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between April 26, 2016 and September 2, 2016.  
2016-04-26 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2016-03-23 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2016-03-23 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2016-03-21 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-02-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2016-02-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2016-01-29 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2015-12-29 Case forwarded to Court
2015-12-15 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2015-11-24 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2015-11-03 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2015-11-03 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
  This case was waiting for the parties to file a formal petition between September 10, 2015 and November 3, 2015.  
2015-09-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2015-09-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Galveston Central Appraisal District
Mr. Anthony P. Brown
Amanda D. Wright
Ms. Jocelyn Annette Holland
Respondent
EXLP Leasing LLC
Mr. Evan A. Young
Mr. Thomas R. Phillips
Mr. Renn G. Neilson
Mr. Paul R. Elliott
Mr. Benjamin Allen 'Ben' Geslison
Petitioner
EES Leasing LLC
Mr. Evan A. Young
Mr. Thomas R. Phillips
Mr. Paul R. Elliott
Mr. Benjamin Allen 'Ben' Geslison
Mr. Renn G. Neilson
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Association of School Boards Legal Assistance Fund
Mr. Jaime Garcia
Mr. Stephen Villarreal
Mr. Juan J. Cruz
Midcon Compression, LLC
Mr. John Brusniak Jr.
Mr. Michael P. Moore
Canadian ISD, et al.
Ms. Rachel A. Ekery
Mr. Wallace B. Jefferson
Ms. Anna M. Baker
Mr. Roger D. Townsend
Irion County Appraisal District
Mr. Peter William Low
Reeves County Appraisal District
Mr. Peter William Low
Central Appraisal District of Wharton County
Mr. Peter William Low
Reagan County Appraisal District
Mr. Peter William Low
Hardeman County Appraisal District
Mr. Peter William Low
Crockett County Appraisal District
Mr. Peter William Low
Loving County Appraisal District
Mr. Peter William Low
Mr. Ryan L. James
Mr. D. Kirk Swinney
Leon Central Appraisal District
Mr. Peter William Low
Hill County Appraisal District
Mr. Peter William Low
Navarro Central Appraisal District
Mr. Peter William Low
Eastland County Appraisal District
Mr. Peter William Low
Midland Central Appraisal District
Mr. Peter William Low
Mustang Rental Services, Inc.
Mr. David G. Cabrales
United Rentals, Inc.
Mr. James P. Sullivan
Ms. Martha Daniels
Mr. F. Michael Stenglein
State of Texas
Mr. Kristofer S. Monson
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