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RSL FUNDING, LLC AND RSL SPECIAL-IV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP v. RICKEY NEWSOME

Oral argument was held on October 9, 2018. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on December 21, 2018. It then denied rehearing on March 29, 2019 File Closed

Opinion

December 21, 2018

Devine
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Brown
Blacklock

Justice Devine delivered the opinion of the Court.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:05-15-00718-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Ada Elene Brown

Trial Court

Trial Court:193rd District Court
County:Dallas
Trial Judge:Honorable Carl Haralson Ginsberg
Trial Docket:DC-14-14580-L

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2019-06-28 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Denied
2019-06-20 Response to Motion filed  
2019-06-10 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2019-06-05 Miscellaneous Motion  
2019-03-29 Mandate issued  
2019-03-29 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between February 1, 2019 and March 29, 2019.  
2019-02-01 Response Waiver filed  
2019-01-25 Motion for Rehearing  
2019-01-25 Case forwarded to Court
2019-01-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2019-01-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2018-12-21 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2018-12-21 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between October 9, 2018 and December 21, 2018.  
2018-10-09 Oral argument  
2018-10-05 Submission Schedule  
2018-10-03 Letter Filed  
2018-08-23 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-07-06 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-06-29 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2018-06-04 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2018-06-01 Petition for Review granted
2018-06-01 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between February 28, 2018 and June 1, 2018.  
2018-02-28 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2018-02-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-02-20 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-02-07 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-02-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-01-22 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2018-01-08 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-01-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-12-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-12-07 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-11-17 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2017-10-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-10-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-09-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-09-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-08-18 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2017-08-17 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2017-08-02 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2017-06-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2017-06-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2017-06-16 Case Record Filed  
2017-06-05 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2017-06-02 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between February 28, 2017 and June 2, 2017.  
2017-02-28 Case forwarded to Court
2017-01-26 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2017-01-10 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2017-01-10 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2016-12-13 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2016-12-13 Electronic communication received from Party  
2016-12-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2016-12-13 Amended Certificate  
2016-12-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
RSL Funding, LLC
Mr. E. John Gorman
Petitioner
RSL Special-IV Limited Partnership
Mr. E. John Gorman
Petitioner
Newsome, Rickey
Mr. Patrick Paul Sicotte
Mr. Earl S. Nesbitt
Respondent
 
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