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No. 20-0328
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IN THE GUARDIANSHIP OF JAMES E. FAIRLEY

A petition was filed on July 28, 2020. The Court requested full merits briefing on January 22, 2021. The Court granted review on June 25, 2021. Oral argument has been scheduled for September 30, 2021

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Court of Appeals

Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:04-19-00196-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Liza Ann Rodriguez

Trial Court

Trial Court:Probate Court No 2
County:Bexar
Trial Judge:Honorable Polly J. Spencer
Trial Docket:2011-PC-1068

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

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Date Event  
2021-09-30 Oral Argument Scheduled  

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2021-09-07 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2021-09-01 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2021-08-25 Notice of Appearance  
2021-08-25 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between June 25, 2021 and August 25, 2021.  
2021-06-25 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2021-06-25 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2021-06-18 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2021-06-18 Petition for Review granted
2021-06-11 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2021-05-14 Letter Filed  
2021-05-13 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2021-04-28 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2021-03-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2021-03-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2021-03-10 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2021-03-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2021-03-09 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2021-02-23 Letter Filed  
2021-02-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2021-02-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2021-01-22 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between November 27, 2020 and January 22, 2021.  
2020-11-27 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2020-11-18 Supplement to Amicus Curiae (Amicus Curiae)  
2020-11-17 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2020-11-14 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2020-10-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2020-10-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2020-10-02 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2020-09-01 Case forwarded to Court
2020-08-10 Call received  
2020-07-29 Fourth Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2020-07-28 Fourth Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2020-07-28 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2020-06-23 Third Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2020-06-22 Third Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2020-05-22 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2020-05-22 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2020-04-28 Call received  
2020-04-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2020-04-24 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2020-04-24 Clerk's Record
2020-04-24 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2020-04-24 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2020-04-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Fairley, Juliette
Mr. Craig T. Enoch
Ms. Susan Cecilia Norman
Petitioner
Fairley Merzouk, Dorothy Y.
Gabrielle O'Connor
Ms. Laura A. Cavaretta
Mr. William E. Leighner
Ms. Erin McNiece
Respondent
Fairley, Mauricette N.
Gabrielle O'Connor
Ms. Laura A. Cavaretta
Mr. William E. Leighner
Ms. Erin McNiece
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas College of Probate Judges
Mr. Max Renea Hicks
 
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