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No. 16-0078
TAMES

MELDEN & HUNT, INC. v. EAST RIO HONDO WATER SUPPLY CORPORATION

Oral argument was held on March 22, 2017. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 9, 2017. File Closed

Opinion

June 9, 2017

Devine
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Brown

Justice Devine delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:13th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:13-15-00227-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Gregory Thomas Perkes

Trial Court

Trial Court:197th District Court
County:Cameron
Trial Judge:Honorable Migdalia Lopez
Trial Docket:2015-DCL-00497-C

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-07-20 Mandate issued  
2017-06-09 Opinion issued   Court of appeals' judgment affirmed
2017-06-09 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between April 7, 2017 and June 9, 2017.  
2017-04-07 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
2017-03-22 Oral argument  
2017-03-01 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-03-01 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-01-20 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2017-01-20 Petition for Review granted
2017-01-20 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between September 21, 2016 and January 20, 2017.  
2016-09-21 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2016-09-06 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-08-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-08-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-08-01 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2016-07-26 Case Record Filed  
2016-07-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-07-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-06-21 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2016-06-17 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2016-05-31 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2016-05-25 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2016-05-24 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2016-05-10 Corrected Brief (Respondent)  
2016-05-09 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-04-08 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-03-08 Case forwarded to Court
2016-03-03 Response Waiver filed  
2016-03-02 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2016-02-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2016-02-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Melden & Hunt, Inc.
Mr. Jeffrie Boysen Lewis
Ms. Jacqueline M. Stroh
Mr. Henry B. Gonzalez III
Petitioner
East Rio Hondo Water Supply Corporation
Mr. Brian J. Hansen
Mr. Richard W. Fryer
Mr. Roman Dino Esparza
Respondent
 
 
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