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No. 17-0944


A mandamus petition was filed on November 20, 2017. The Court requested full merits briefing on February 16, 2018.

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Court of Appeals

Appellate District:12th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Cond Grant/Pt and Den/Pt
COA Docket No.:12-17-00214-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Jim Worthen

Trial Court

Trial Court:County Court at Law No 1
Trial Judge:Honorable Jason A. Ellis
Trial Docket:16-1151-E

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists


Date Event  
2018-05-01 Pet/Rel reply brief on the merits due
2018-04-16 Respondent/Real party in interest brief on the merit due
2018-03-26 Relator brief on the merits due

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2018-03-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-03-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-02-16 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2018-01-02 Case Record Filed  
2018-01-02 Reply to Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  
2017-12-22 Motion to Amend disposed   Filing granted
2017-12-21 Call received  
2017-12-21 Amended Response to Petition for Review filed (Respondent)  
2017-12-19 Case forwarded to Court
2017-12-18 Call received  
2017-12-18 Motion to Amend Filed  
2017-12-18 Case Record Filed  
2017-12-15 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2017-11-30 Motion to Stay Disposed   Filing granted
2017-11-30 Stay Order issued
2017-11-30 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2017-11-29 Call received  
2017-11-28 Supplement to Motion filed  
2017-11-20 Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  
2017-11-20 Motion to Stay Filed  


Party Counsel Role
B., E.
Ms. Taylor Toombs Imel
Mr. M. J. Vanden Eykel
Mr. Jerry Ed Bain
Mr. Paul M. Leopold
Ms. Jessica Hall Janicek
Real Party In Interest
Z.D.B. and D.M.B., children
Ms. Cynthia S. Kent
Other Interested Party
B., M.
Ms. Marnie A. McCormick
Ms. Jo Ann Merica
Mr. Samuel Mills George