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No. 16-0341
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LARRY BOS AND MARY BOS v. CRAIG S. SMITH, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIEND OF M.W.F.S., A MINOR, AND C.S.S., A MINOR, J.E.S., A MINOR, AND V.A.S., A MINOR

Oral argument was held on February 6, 2018. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 8, 2018. It then denied rehearing on October 19, 2018 File Closed

Opinion

June 8, 2018

Guzman
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown
Blacklock

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

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:13th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev & Ren/Pt
COA Docket No.:13-14-00456-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Dori Contreras

Trial Court

Trial Court:105th District Court
County:Nueces
Trial Judge:Honorable Angelica Estell Hernandez
Trial Docket:09-6360-D

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Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2018-10-19 Mandate issued  
2018-10-19 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between August 8, 2018 and October 19, 2018.  
2018-08-08 Motion for Rehearing  
2018-08-08 Case forwarded to Court
2018-08-07 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2018-07-31 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2018-07-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted in part
2018-07-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2018-06-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2018-06-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2018-06-08 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2018-06-08 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed/reversed in part/rendered
2018-06-08 Opinion issued Issued
2018-04-27 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2018-04-18 Letter Filed  
2018-04-05 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 6, 2018 and April 5, 2018.  
2018-02-06 Oral argument  
2018-02-06 Submission Schedule
2018-02-06 Oral argument  
2018-01-11 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-01-11 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between October 10, 2017 and January 11, 2018.  
2017-10-10 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
2017-09-22 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2017-09-22 Petition for Review granted
2017-09-22 Petition for Review granted
2017-09-22 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2017-09-22 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2017-09-22 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between June 23, 2017 and September 22, 2017.  
2017-06-23 Corrected Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-06-22 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-06-22 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-05-19 Call received  
2017-05-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-05-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-05-08 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2017-05-08 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2017-04-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-04-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-03-30 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
2017-03-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-03-16 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-03-03 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2017-03-03 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2017-02-08 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
2017-01-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-01-25 Notice of Appearance  
2017-01-25 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-01-09 Case Record Filed  
2016-12-28 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
2016-12-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-12-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-12-13 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
2016-12-06 Motion to Substitute filed  
2016-12-06 Motion to substitute disposed   Filing granted
2016-12-05 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2016-12-02 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2016-11-07 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2016-10-26 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-09-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2016-09-26 Response to Motion filed  
2016-09-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2016-09-23 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2016-08-26 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-08-09 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2016-08-07 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2016-08-07 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2016-07-26 Case forwarded to Court
2016-07-26 Case forwarded to Court
2016-07-21 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-06-24 Petition for Review #2 (Petitioner)  
2016-06-21 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
2016-06-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2016-06-13 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2016-06-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review #2 filed  
2016-05-11 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Bos, Mary
Mr. William A. Dudley
Mr. Steven J. Knight
Mr. Pablo E. Rivera Martinez
Mr. Stephen C. Haynes
Petitioner
Bos, Larry
Mr. William A. Dudley
Mr. Steven J. Knight
Mr. Pablo E. Rivera Martinez
Mr. Stephen C. Haynes
Petitioner
Bruno, Marlon
Dr. Marlon Bruno
Other Interested Party
Bos-Smith, Trisha
 
Other Interested Party
Smith, Craig S.
Ms. Brandy Wingate Voss
Mr. William J. Chriss
Ms. Allegra D. Hill
Mr. Mike A. Hatchell
Mr. Bryan A. Garner
Ms. Karolyne H.C. Garner
Mr. Rene D. Rodriguez
Mr. George P. Powell
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Ryan, Rory
Mr. Rory M. Ryan
Crump, David
Mr. David Crump
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