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MIRTA ZORRILLA v. AYPCO CONSTRUCTION II, LLC AND JOSE LUIS MUNOZ

Oral argument was held on March 26, 2015. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 12, 2015. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 2 articles about this case.

February 27, 2015

Two opinions, including one about whether limitations bars suing a partner over partnership debts [Feb. 27, 2015]

from SCOTXblog

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  • The Court has issued opinions:

    February 20, 2015

    Eight grants of review for oral argument in March [Feb. 20, 2015]

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    This article also mentions 7 other cases.

    Opinion

    June 12, 2015

    Guzman
    Hecht
    Green
    Johnson
    Willett
    Lehrmann
    Boyd
    Devine
    Brown

    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 As Mod
    COA Docket No.:13-12-00359-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Nelda V. Rodriguez

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:370th District Court
    County:Hidalgo
    Trial Judge:Honorable Noe Gonzalez
    Trial Docket:C-2105-07-G

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2015-09-11 Mandate issued  
      This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between July 10, 2015 and September 11, 2015.  
    2015-07-10 Letter Filed  
    2015-07-10 Motion to withdraw disposed of   Filing granted
    2015-07-03 Motion to Withdraw Filed  
    2015-06-29 Call received  
    2015-06-29 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2015-06-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
    2015-06-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
    2015-06-12 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed
    2015-06-12 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between March 26, 2015 and June 12, 2015.  
    2015-03-26 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2015-03-26 Oral argument  
    2015-03-20 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2015-03-20 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
    2015-03-19 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2015-03-09 Miscellaneous Motion  
    2015-02-27 Notice of Appearance  
    2015-02-27 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2015-02-27 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2015-02-27 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
    2015-02-24 Miscellaneous Motion  
    2015-02-23 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2015-02-20 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2015-02-20 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
    2015-02-20 Petition for Review granted
    2015-02-12 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
      This case was pending on merits briefs between December 16, 2014 and February 12, 2015.  
    2014-12-16 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
    2014-12-09 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2014-12-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2014-11-24 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2014-10-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2014-10-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2014-10-13 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
    2014-09-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2014-09-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2014-09-05 Case Record Filed  
    2014-08-25 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
    2014-08-22 Brief on the Merits Requested  
      This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between July 1, 2014 and August 22, 2014.  
    2014-07-01 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
    2014-06-30 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2014-06-17 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
    2014-06-17 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
    2014-06-02 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2014-05-02 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2014-04-01 Case forwarded to Court
    2014-03-25 Response Waiver filed  
    2014-02-26 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
    2014-01-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2014-01-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    Zorrilla, Mirta
    Mr. Kelly K. McKinnis
    Mirta Zorrilla
    Petitioner
    AYPCO Construction II, LLC
    Mr. Brian J. Hansen
    Mr. J. W. Dyer
    Mr. Richard W. Fryer
    Respondent

    Amici Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    H.E. Trans, Inc.
    Mr. Thomas C. Wright
    State of Texas
    Mr. Charles E. Roy
    Mr. Scott A. Keller
    Ms. Beth Ellen Klusmann
    Mr. J. Campbell Barker
    Mr. Warren Kenneth Paxton
    Texas Trial Lawyers Association
    Mr. Peter M. Kelly
    Mr. Bryan O. Blevins Jr.
    Mr. Michael G. Guajardo
    White, Ledford
    Mr. Frank Gilstrap
    ...
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