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No. 15-0848
TAMES

RON SOMMERS AS CHAPTER 7 TRUSTEE FOR ALABAMA AND DUNLAVY, LTD., FLAT STONE II, LTD. AND FLAT STONE, LTD. AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO JAY COHEN, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS TRUSTEE OF THE JHC TRUSTS I AND II v. NEWBISS PROPERTY, LP

A petition was filed on January 6, 2016. Oral argument was held on February 9, 2017. A decision is still pending.

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The Court has not issued any opinions in this case.

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:1st Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:01-13-00233-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Sherry Radack

Trial Court

Trial Court:234th District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Wesley R. Ward
Trial Docket:2010-20973A

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-03-10 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2017-03-10 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2017-02-09 Oral argument  
2017-02-08 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2017-02-08 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2017-01-18 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-01-17 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-12-23 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2016-12-02 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2016-12-02 Petition for Review granted
2016-12-02 Case set for oral argument   The date and time for oral argument are yet to be determined.
  This case was pending on merits briefs between August 31, 2016 and December 2, 2016.  
2016-08-31 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2016-08-16 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-07-28 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-07-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-07-26 Case Record Filed  
2016-07-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-07-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-07-13 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2016-06-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-06-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-05-31 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2016-05-27 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between March 8, 2016 and May 27, 2016.  
2016-03-08 Case forwarded to Court
2016-03-07 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-01-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2016-01-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2016-01-06 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2015-12-23 Third Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2015-12-23 Third Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2015-12-09 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2015-12-08 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2015-11-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2015-11-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Cohen, Jay
Ms. Nicole Shirley Bakare
Mr. Kemp W. Gorthey
Mr. Joseph Leo Lanza
Mr. James Eloi Doyle
Mr. Charles Marcellus Vethan
Petitioner
Dunlavy, Ltd.
Mr. Joseph Leo Lanza
Mr. Charles Marcellus Vethan
Petitioner
NewBiss Property, L.P.
Mr. Blaine Hummel
Mr. Bradford Wald Irelan
Respondent
Flat Stone II, Ltd.
Mr. Joseph Leo Lanza
Mr. Charles Marcellus Vethan
Petitioner
Sommers, Ron
Mr. Charles Marcellus Vethan
Mr. Joseph Leo Lanza
Petitioner
Flat Stone, Ltd.
Mr. Charles Marcellus Vethan
Mr. Joseph Leo Lanza
Petitioner

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Land Title Association
Mr. Aaron Daniel Day
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