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No. 18-0438
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THE EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF FORT WORTH v. THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH

A petition was filed on July 27, 2018. The Court requested full merits briefing on February 8, 2019.

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Court of Appeals

Appellate District:2nd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev & Rem/Pt
COA Docket No.:02-15-00220-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Bonnie Sudderth

Trial Court

Trial Court:141st District Court
County:Tarrant
Trial Judge:Honorable John Parrish Chupp
Trial Docket:141-252083-11

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Date Event  
2019-08-01 Pet/Rel reply brief on the merits due

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2019-07-10 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-07-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-06-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-06-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-06-07 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2019-06-07 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2019-06-07 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2019-06-06 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2019-06-06 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2019-06-06 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2019-06-06 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2019-05-24 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-05-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-04-17 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-04-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-04-15 Call received  
2019-04-10 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2019-04-10 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2019-02-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-02-21 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-02-12 Case Record Filed  
2019-02-11 Call received  
2019-02-08 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2018-12-27 Case forwarded to Court
2018-12-27 Case forwarded to Court
2018-12-21 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2018-11-29 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2018-11-29 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2018-11-21 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2018-11-02 Reply to Response  
2018-10-31 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2018-10-31 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2018-10-15 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2018-10-15 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2018-10-11 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2018-10-11 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2018-10-11 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2018-10-11 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2018-10-11 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2018-10-11 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2018-10-11 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2018-10-11 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2018-10-03 Petition for Review #2 (Petitioner)  
2018-10-03 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2018-10-03 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2018-09-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2018-09-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2018-09-24 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2018-09-24 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2018-08-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2018-08-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2018-08-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review #2 filed  
2018-08-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2018-07-27 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2018-07-18 Third Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2018-07-18 Third Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2018-06-14 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2018-06-14 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2018-05-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2018-05-14 Court reporter/recorder's record
2018-05-14 Clerk's Record
2018-05-14 Clerk's Record
2018-05-14 Clerk's Record
2018-05-14 Clerk's Record
2018-05-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
The Episcopal Diocese of Ft. Worth
Mr. Scott A. Brister
Mr. R. David Weaver
Mr. J. Shelby Sharpe
Petitioner
Schori, Katherine Jefferts
Mr. William M. Jay
Ms. Sandra Cockran Liser
Ms. Mary Kostel
Mr. Daniel L. Tobey
Mr. David Booth Beers
Ms. Kathleen Wells
Respondent
Bishop Jack Leo Iker
Mr. J. Shelby Sharpe
Mr. R. David Weaver
Mr. Scott A. Brister
Petitioner
The Corporation of The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth
Mr. Scott A. Brister
Mr. R. David Weaver
Mr. J. Shelby Sharpe
Petitioner
The Episcopal Church
Mr. William M. Jay
Mr. David Booth Beers
Ms. Mary Kostel
Mr. Daniel L. Tobey
Ms. Kathleen Wells
Ms. Sandra Cockran Liser
Respondent
Salazar, Franklin
Mr. R. David Weaver
Mr. Scott A. Brister
Mr. J. Shelby Sharpe
Petitioner
Intervening Congregations
Mr. Scott A. Brister
Mr. R. David Weaver
Mr. J. Shelby Sharpe
Petitioner
The Local Episcopal Parties
Mr. William Sims Jr.
Mr. Jonathan D. F. Nelson
Mr. Robert P. Ritchie
Mr. Stephen S. Gilstrap
Mr. R. Kent Piacenti
Mr. Thomas S. Leatherbury
Mr. Daniel L. Tobey
Ms. Kathleen Wells
Respondent
The Local Episcopal Congregations
Mr. Frank W. Hill
Mr. Frank Gilstrap
Respondent
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