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No. 18-0676
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CHICAGO TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY v. COCHRAN INVESTMENTS, INC.

A petition was filed on August 29, 2018. Oral argument was held on January 30, 2020. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 19, 2020. It then denied rehearing on May 31, 2019

Opinion

June 19, 2020

Lehrmann
Hecht
Green
Guzman
Boyd
Devine
Blacklock
Busby
Bland

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

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev & Ren/Pt
COA Docket No.:14-16-00119-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable William J. Boyce

Trial Court

Trial Court:80th District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Lawrence David Weiman
Trial Docket:2014-04631

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2020-06-19 Opinion Issued   The Court affirms the court of appeals' judgment.
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 30, 2020 and June 19, 2020.  
2020-01-30 Oral argument  
2020-01-24 Submission Schedule
2020-01-23 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing dismissed as moot
2020-01-23 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2020-01-23 Miscellaneous Motion  
2020-01-15 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-12-30 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-12-13 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2019-12-13 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2019-12-13 Petition for Review granted
2019-10-27 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2019-09-16 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2019-09-05 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-09-04 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2019-09-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-07-31 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2019-06-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-06-25 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-05-31 Previous Order of the Court withdrawn  
2019-05-31 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Filing granted
2019-05-31 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2019-05-31 Petition Reinstated
2019-05-14 Call received  
2019-05-13 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Respondent)  
2019-04-26 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2019-03-19 Case forwarded to Court
2019-03-12 Motion for Rehearing  
2019-02-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2019-02-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2019-02-08 Petition for Review disposed Denied
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between December 17, 2018 and February 8, 2019.  
2018-12-17 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2018-12-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2018-12-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2018-11-02 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2018-10-02 Case forwarded to Court
2018-09-24 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2018-08-29 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2018-07-24 Court reporter/recorder's record
2018-07-24 Clerk's Record
2018-07-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2018-07-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Cochran Investments, Inc.
Mr. Jerry L. Schutza
Ms. Marcie L. Schout
Respondent
Chicago Title Insurance Company
Mr. Jonathan J. Cunningham
Mr. Gregory T. Brewer
Petitioner

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Land Title Association
Mr. Aaron Daniel Day
 
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