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No. 04-0961
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TONY GULLO MOTORS I, L.P. AND BRIEN GARCIA v. NURY CHAPA

Oral argument was held on October 19, 2005. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on December 22, 2006. It then denied rehearing on February 23, 2007 File Closed

Opinions

December 22, 2006

Brister
Jefferson
Hecht
Wainwright
Green
Willett

Justice Brister delivered the opinion of the Court, joined by Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Hecht, Justice Wainwright, Justice Green, and Justice Willett PDF

Oneill

Justice O'Neill delivered a dissenting opinion PDF

Johnson

Justice Johnson delivered a concurring opinion PDF

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:9th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reversed and Remanded
COA Docket No.:09-03-00568-CV
Opinion Author:Per Curiam

Trial Court

Trial Court:County Court at Law No 2
County:Montgomery
Trial Judge:Honorable Jerry Winfree
Trial Docket:02-08-05341-CV

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2007-03-01 Case Stored  
2007-02-28 Case remanded and record returned to the Court of Appeals.  
2007-02-27 Mandate issued  
2007-02-23 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied with Justice not sitting.
2007-02-07 Motion for Rehearing  
2007-02-07 Case forwarded to Court
2007-01-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2007-01-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2006-12-22 Opinion issued   Issued
2006-12-22 Concurring Opinion issued. Issued
2006-12-22 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2006-12-22 Opinion issued remanded to court of appeals
2006-12-22 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 28, 2006 and December 22, 2006.  
2006-02-28 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-02-23 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between October 19, 2005 and February 23, 2006.  
2005-10-19 Oral argument  
2005-10-19 Oral argument  
2005-10-14 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between June 21, 2005 and October 14, 2005.  
2005-06-21 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-06-21 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2005-06-10 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2005-06-10 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2005-06-10 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2005-06-10 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2005-06-10 Motion to dismiss disposed   Denied with Justice not sitting.
2005-06-10 Petition for Review granted
2005-06-10 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between April 8, 2005 and June 10, 2005.  
2005-04-08 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-04-04 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2005-04-01 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2005-03-25 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2005-03-24 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2005-03-17 Response to Motion filed  
2005-03-11 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-03-10 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2005-03-08 Motion to Dismiss for Want of Jurisdiction Filed  
2005-03-08 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2005-03-01 Amended Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2005-02-24 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-02-24 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-02-24 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-02-18 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2005-02-16 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-02-16 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2005-02-16 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-02-15 Record Received (See Remarks)  
2005-01-20 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2005-01-19 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2005-01-19 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2005-01-04 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2004-12-07 Case forwarded to Court
2004-12-07 Case forwarded to Court
2004-11-30 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2004-11-30 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2004-11-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2004-11-01 Petition for Review #2 (Petitioner)  
2004-11-01 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2004-10-28 Amended Certificate  
2004-10-25 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2004-10-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Tony Gullo Motors I, L.P.
Mr. Alexander Shin Valdes
Mr. Craig T. Enoch
Ms. Melissa Prentice Lorber
Petitioner
Chapa, Nury
Mr. J. Randal Bays
Ms. Kristin Bays
Respondent
Garcia, Brien
Mr. Craig T. Enoch
Mr. William T. Green III
Mr. Joe Michels Jr.
Ms. Roxanne T. L. Wilson
Petitioner
 
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