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No. 19-0585
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A mandamus petition was filed on July 11, 2019. The Court requested full merits briefing on October 4, 2019. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 8, 2020.


May 8, 2020


Per Curiam Opinion PDF


Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Cond Granted
COA Docket No.:05-19-00571-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Ada Elene Brown

Trial Court

Trial Court:193rd District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Bridgett Whitmore
Trial Docket:DC-18-02863

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Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2020-05-08 Opinion Issued   Pursuant to Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 52.8(c), without hearing oral argument, the Court conditionally grants the writ of mandamus.
  This case was pending on merits briefs between December 16, 2019 and May 8, 2020.  
2019-12-16 Reply Brief (Relator)  
2019-12-05 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-12-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-11-25 Brief on the Merits (Real Parties in Interest)  
2019-11-04 Brief on the Merits (Relator)  
2019-10-04 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2019-09-25 Supplemental Letter Brief (Respondent)  
2019-09-23 Reply to Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  
2019-09-16 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2019-08-16 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2019-07-16 Case forwarded to Court
2019-07-11 Case Record Filed  
2019-07-11 Petition for Writ of Mandamus filed (Relator)  


Party Counsel Role
Panchakarla, Praveen
Mr. Robert James Garrey
Mr. Chad M. Ruback
Radix Realty, LLC
Mr. Robert James Garrey
Other Interested Party
Mike Hartley and Janie Hartley
Mr. Jeffrey W. Hellberg Jr.
Mr. Rusty O'Kane
Real Party In Interest