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No. 16-0297
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SCI TEXAS FUNERAL SERVICES, INC. v. CODY NELSON

Oral argument was held on December 6, 2017. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on February 23, 2018. File Closed

Opinion

February 23, 2018

Hecht
Green
Johnson
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown
Blacklock

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

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:11th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Remand
COA Docket No.:11-13-00334-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable John M. Bailey

Trial Court

Trial Court:35th District Court
County:Brown
Trial Judge:Honorable William Stephen Ellis
Trial Docket:CV-08-10347

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Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
  This case has been waiting for a possible rehearing motion.  
2018-02-23 Opinion issued   Court of appeals' judgment affirmed
2018-02-23 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between December 6, 2017 and February 23, 2018.  
2017-12-06 Oral argument  
2017-11-09 Call received  
2017-11-08 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-11-08 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between June 30, 2017 and November 8, 2017.  
2017-06-30 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2017-06-23 Petition for Review granted
2017-06-23 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between May 1, 2017 and June 23, 2017.  
2017-05-01 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-04-20 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-04-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-04-07 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2017-03-02 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-03-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-02-16 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2017-01-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-01-26 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-12-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-12-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-12-08 Case Record Filed  
2016-12-05 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2016-12-02 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2016-10-31 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2016-10-14 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-09-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2016-09-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2016-08-15 Notice of Appearance  
2016-08-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2016-08-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2016-07-15 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-06-14 Case forwarded to Court
2016-06-13 Response Waiver filed  
2016-06-09 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2016-05-27 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2016-05-27 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2016-04-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2016-04-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
SCI Texas Funeral Services, Inc.
Mr. Richard B. Phillips Jr.
Mr. David C. Schulte
Petitioner
Nelson, Cody
Ms. Dava Greenberg-Spindler
Mr. Peter M. Kelly
Mr. F. Leighton Durham III
Mr. Kirk L. Pittard
Ms. Morgan A. McPheeters
Mr. John R. Howie Jr.
Respondent
 
 
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