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IN RE STACEY BENT AND MARK BENT

Oral argument was held on November 4, 2015. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on April 1, 2016. File Closed

Opinion

April 1, 2016

Brown
Hecht
Green
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine

Justice Brown delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:1st Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Cond Granted
COA Docket No.:01-13-00508-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Rebeca Aizpuru Huddle

Trial Court

Trial Court:164th District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Alexandra Ilana Smoots-Hogan
Trial Docket:2010-57135

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Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2016-05-13 Case Stored  
2016-04-01 Opinion issued   Denied
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 14, 2016 and April 1, 2016.  
2016-01-14 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 4, 2015 and January 14, 2016.  
2015-11-04 Oral argument  
2015-11-02 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2015-10-14 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-10-14 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-10-13 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-10-09 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2015-10-09 Mandamus Set to Argue
2015-10-09 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between July 7, 2015 and October 9, 2015.  
2015-07-07 Reply Brief (Relator)  
2015-06-22 Brief on the Merits (Real Parties in Interest)  
2015-06-01 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record  
2015-06-01 Brief on the Merits (Relator)  
2015-05-01 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2015-03-26 Reply to Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  
2015-03-12 Certification (various) in case received  
2015-03-11 Case Record Filed  
2015-03-11 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2015-02-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2015-02-06 Response to Motion filed  
2015-02-06 Reply to Response to Motion  
2015-02-05 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2015-02-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2015-01-09 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2014-12-09 Case forwarded to Court
2014-12-04 Case Record Filed  
2014-12-04 Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
United Services Automobile Association d/b/a USAA
Mr. Robert T. Owen
Mr. Christopher Avery
Mr. Christopher W. Martin
Ms. Tanya Dugas
Mr. Levon G. Hovnatanian
Real Party In Interest
Bent, Mark
Mr. Jonathan Daniel Simon
Ms. Melissa Waden Wray
Mr. Eric Michael Adams
Mr. Ernest W. Boyd
Ms. Marilyn Vilandos
Mr. Richard D. Daly
Ms. Ana Ene
Relator
Bent, Stacey
Ms. Marilyn Vilandos
Ms. Ana Ene
Mr. Eric Michael Adams
Mr. Ernest W. Boyd
Ms. Melissa Waden Wray
Mr. Jonathan Daniel Simon
Mr. Richard D. Daly
Relator

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
McBride, David
Mr. Russell S. Post
Burns, Glenn
Mr. Russell S. Post
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