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No. 18-1065
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Oral argument was held on January 9, 2020. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on March 13, 2020. It then denied rehearing on June 12, 2020 File Closed


March 13, 2020


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


Court of Appeals

Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Remand
COA Docket No.:04-17-00410-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Marialyn Price Barnard

Trial Court

Trial Court:216th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Norman Keith Williams
Trial Docket:14417

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2020-07-31 Case Stored  
2020-07-20 Document filed (see remarks)  
2020-07-20 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2020-07-17 Call received  
2020-07-10 Mandate issued  
2020-07-02 Call received  
2020-07-02 Affidavit of Inability to Pay Court Costs  
2020-06-12 Supreme Court of Texas Orders Issued
2020-06-12 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between April 15, 2020 and June 12, 2020.  
2020-04-15 Call received  
2020-04-07 Amended motion for rehearing (Respondent)  
2020-04-07 Case forwarded to Court
2020-04-06 Call received  
2020-03-31 Call received  
2020-03-30 Response to Motion filed  
2020-03-24 Call received  
2020-03-23 Notice requesting filing fee
2020-03-23 Call received  
2020-03-23 Motion for Rehearing  
2020-03-13 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2020-03-13 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2020-01-31 Call received  
2020-01-09 Oral argument  
2020-01-03 Submission Schedule
2019-12-30 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-12-30 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-12-05 Call received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between October 4, 2019 and December 5, 2019.  
2019-10-04 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2019-10-04 Petition for Review granted
2019-10-04 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2019-10-01 Call received  
2019-08-19 Call received  
2019-08-01 Call received  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between June 3, 2019 and August 1, 2019.  
2019-06-03 Call received  
2019-05-21 Call received  
2019-05-06 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2019-04-22 Response to Brief filed (Respondent)  
2019-04-22 Supplemental Brief filed (Respondent)  
2019-03-29 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2019-03-01 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2019-01-25 Call received  
2019-01-16 Call received  
2019-01-14 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2019-01-14 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2019-01-02 Call received  
2018-12-14 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2018-11-13 Case forwarded to Court
2018-11-13 Amended Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  
2018-11-12 Response Waiver filed  
2018-11-09 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2018-11-09 Court reporter/recorder's record
2018-11-09 Clerk's Record
2018-11-09 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2018-11-08 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  


Party Counsel Role
McCall, Henry
Mr. Henry McCall
Mr. Cory Smith
Hillis, Homer
Mr. William David Farmer