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No. 16-0096
TAMES

JULIE HERSH v. JOHN TATUM AND MARY ANN TATUM

Oral argument was held on March 22, 2017. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 30, 2017. It then denied rehearing on September 22, 2017 File Closed

Opinions

June 30, 2017

Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Devine
Brown

Chief Justice Hecht delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice Green, Justice Johnson, Justice Willett, Justice Guzman, Justice Lehrmann, Justice Devine, and Justice Brown joined. PDF

Boyd

Justice Boyd delivered a concurring opinion.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev & Rem/Pt
COA Docket No.:05-14-01318-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable William G. Whitehill

Trial Court

Trial Court:68th District Court
County:Dallas
Trial Judge:Honorable Martin J. Hoffman
Trial Docket:DC-14-04185

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Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-09-25 Mandate issued  
2017-09-22 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between July 31, 2017 and September 22, 2017.  
2017-07-31 Motion for Rehearing  
2017-07-31 Case forwarded to Court
2017-07-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2017-07-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2017-06-30 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
2017-06-30 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed and remanded to Court of Appeals
2017-06-30 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between April 14, 2017 and June 30, 2017.  
2017-04-14 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
2017-04-06 Call received  
2017-04-06 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2017-04-05 Miscellaneous Motion  
2017-04-05 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2017-03-22 Oral argument  
2017-03-21 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2017-03-01 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-02-28 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
2016-12-05 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2016-11-18 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-11-01 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-11-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-10-17 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-10-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-10-13 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2016-09-29 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-09-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-09-15 Case Record Filed  
2016-09-06 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2016-09-02 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2016-07-27 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2016-07-19 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2016-07-19 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2016-07-05 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-06-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2016-06-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2016-05-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2016-05-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2016-04-22 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-03-22 Case forwarded to Court
2016-03-15 Response Waiver filed  
2016-03-11 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2016-03-01 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2016-03-01 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2016-02-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2016-02-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Hersh, Julie
Jennifer Meghan Nylin
Mr. Richard B. Phillips Jr.
Mr. P. Jefferson Ballew
Petitioner
Tatum, Mary Ann
Mr. Joseph D. Sibley IV
Mr. Farbod Farnia
Respondent
Tatum, John
Mr. Joseph D. Sibley IV
Mr. Farbod Farnia
Respondent
 
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