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The Court requested full merits briefing on November 2, 2012. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on August 23, 2013. It then denied rehearing on October 18, 2013 File Closed

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August 23, 2013

8 Decisions, 10 Grants, and More [Aug. 23, 2013]

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August 23, 2013




Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Dismissed
COA Docket No.:05-10-01613-CV
Opinion Author:Per Curiam

Trial Court

Trial Court:303rd District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable David Anthony Lopez
Trial Docket:DF07-12791-V

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2014-05-16 Case Stored - stored case location updated  
2013-11-18 Case Stored  
2013-10-18 Mandate issued  
2013-10-18 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2013-09-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2013-09-17 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2013-09-17 Case forwarded to Court
2013-09-17 Letter Filed  
2013-09-17 Motion for Rehearing  
2013-09-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2013-08-23 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2013-08-23 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
2013-08-23 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed and remanded to Court of Appeals
2013-08-23 Petition Reinstated
2013-08-23 Abatement Order Lifted  
2013-08-23 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
2013-07-25 Order from Lower Court filed  
2013-07-23 Status report filed  
2013-07-22 Status report filed  
2013-06-07 Petition for Review disposed Matter in Supreme Court of Texas Abated
2013-06-07 Order of the Court Issued   Matter in Supreme Court of Texas Abated
  This case was pending on merits briefs between January 30, 2013 and June 7, 2013.  
2013-01-30 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2013-01-16 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2012-12-28 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2012-12-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2012-12-13 Case Record Filed  
2012-12-03 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2012-11-07 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2012-11-02 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2012-10-22 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2012-09-21 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between July 24, 2012 and September 21, 2012.  
2012-07-24 Case forwarded to Court
2012-06-19 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2012-06-18 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  


Party Counsel Role
Koss, Gregory
Ms. Paula Jean Gaus
Brighton, Tara S.
Mr. Craig A. Jackson
Mr. Chad M. Ruback