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No. 16-0505
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MURPHY EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION COMPANY—USA, A DELAWARE CORPORATION v. SHIRLEY ADAMS, CHARLENE BURGESS, WILLIE MAE HERBST JASIK, WILLIAM ALBERT HERBST, HELEN HERBST AND R. MAY OIL & GAS COMPANY, LTD.

A petition was filed on August 31, 2016. The Court requested full merits briefing on December 2, 2016. The Court granted review on October 27, 2017. Oral argument has been scheduled for December 5, 2017

No Opinions Yet

The Court has not issued any opinions in this case.

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Remand
COA Docket No.:04-15-00118-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Patricia O. Alvarez

Trial Court

Trial Court:218th District Court
County:Atascosa
Trial Judge:Honorable Stella H. Saxon
Trial Docket:13-05-0466-CVA

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Upcoming

Date Event  
2017-12-05 Oral Argument Scheduled  

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-11-20 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-11-17 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-10-27 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2017-10-27 Petition for Review granted
2017-10-27 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between May 23, 2017 and October 27, 2017.  
2017-05-23 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Respondent)  
2017-05-02 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Amicus Curiae)  
2017-05-01 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2017-03-29 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-03-24 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2017-03-08 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-03-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-03-06 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2017-02-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-02-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-02-01 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2016-12-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-12-20 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-12-15 Case Record Filed  
2016-12-05 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2016-12-02 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2016-10-24 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2016-10-06 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2016-10-06 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2016-10-04 Case forwarded to Court
2016-09-30 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-08-31 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
  This case was waiting for the parties to file a formal petition between July 8, 2016 and August 31, 2016.  
2016-07-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2016-07-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Herbst, William Albert
Ms. Mary A. Keeney
Mr. John B. McFarland
Respondent
Adams, Shirley
Mr. John B. McFarland
Ms. Mary A. Keeney
Respondent
Murphy Exploration & Production Company–USA, A Delaware Corporation
Mr. Jason A. Newman
Ms. Macey Reasoner Stokes
Mr. J. Mark Little
Petitioner
Burgess, Charlene
Ms. Mary A. Keeney
Mr. John B. McFarland
Respondent
Jasik, Willie Mae Herbst
Ms. Mary A. Keeney
Mr. John B. McFarland
Respondent
R. May Oil & Gas Company, Ltd.
Ms. Mary A. Keeney
Mr. John B. McFarland
Respondent
Herbst, Helen
Mr. John B. McFarland
Ms. Mary A. Keeney
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Oil & Gas Association
Mr. Charles R. 'Skip' Watson Jr.
Texas Land & Mineral Owners Association.
Mr. Robert Park
Mr. Joseph B.C. Fitzsimons
Dana B. Deaton
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