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No. 18-0203
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JOSEPH RUSSELL TRIAL AND MICHAEL LEO TRIAL v. JEROME DRAGON, JR. AND PATRICIA G. DRAGON

A petition was filed on March 19, 2018. Oral argument was held on February 21, 2019. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 21, 2019. A motion for rehearing was filed and has now been pending since July 24, 2019.

Opinion

June 21, 2019

Green
Hecht
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown
Blacklock
Busby

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

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Render
COA Docket No.:04-16-00758-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Sandee Bryan Marion

Trial Court

Trial Court:81st District Court
County:Karnes
Trial Judge:Honorable Donna S. Rayes
Trial Docket:14-07-00169-CVK

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Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
  This case has been waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing.  
2019-07-24 Case forwarded to Court
2019-07-24 Motion for Rehearing  
2019-06-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2019-06-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2019-06-21 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2019-06-21 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 21, 2019 and June 21, 2019.  
2019-02-21 Oral argument  
2019-02-20 Additional citations received. (Petitioner)  
2019-02-19 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Respondent)  
2019-01-23 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-01-22 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-01-18 Petition for Review granted
2019-01-18 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2019-01-18 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2018-12-19 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2018-12-04 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2018-11-16 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-11-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-11-07 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2018-10-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-10-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-10-09 Case Record Filed  
2018-10-02 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2018-09-28 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2018-09-07 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2018-08-20 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2018-08-20 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
2018-08-20 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2018-08-15 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between June 20, 2018 and August 15, 2018.  
2018-06-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2018-06-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2018-06-15 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between March 27, 2018 and June 15, 2018.  
2018-03-27 Case forwarded to Court
2018-03-21 Response Waiver filed  
2018-03-21 Call received  
2018-03-19 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2018-03-12 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2018-03-12 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2018-03-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2018-03-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Dragon, Jr., Jerome
Mr. Ryan O'Neill
Mr. Jacob T. Fain
Mr. Trace R. Blair
Mr. David Jacob Drez III
Respondent
Trial, Joseph Russell
Mr. Ryan Charles Moe
Petitioner
Trial, Michael Leo
Mr. G. Wade Caldwell
Petitioner
Dragon, Patricia G.
Mr. Jacob T. Fain
Mr. Ryan O'Neill
Mr. David Jacob Drez III
Mr. Trace R. Blair
Respondent
 
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