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No. 21-0205
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MICHELLE ELISE PARKER JORDAN v. OLA KATHLEEN PARKER, INDEPENDENT EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF J. LOYD PARKER, III, DECEASED, AND ALLISON RENEE PARKER

A petition was filed on April 21, 2021. Oral argument was held on September 22, 2022. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on December 30, 2022. A motion for rehearing was filed on January 10, 2023.

Opinion

December 30, 2022

Bland
Hecht
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Blacklock
Busby
Huddle
Young

Justice Bland delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:8th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Render
COA Docket No.:08-19-00121-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Yvonne Rodriguez

Trial Court

Trial Court:143rd District Court
County:Reeves
Trial Judge:Honorable John (Mike) M. Swanson
Trial Docket:16-03-21432-CVR

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2023-01-17 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2023-01-10 Motion for Rehearing  
2023-01-10 Case forwarded to Court
2022-12-30 Opinion issued   Court of appeals' judgment affirmed
2022-12-30 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2022-11-30 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between September 28, 2022 and November 30, 2022.  
2022-09-28 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2022-09-26 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2022-09-22 Oral argument  
2022-09-16 Submission Schedule
2022-09-16 Motion to withdraw disposed of   Filing granted
2022-09-09 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2022-09-08 Motion to Withdraw Filed  
2022-09-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2022-09-06 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2022-09-02 Supplemental Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2022-09-02 Supplemental Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2022-08-03 Supreme Court requests parties to file additonal briefs  
2022-06-24 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2022-06-03 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2022-06-03 Petition for Review granted
2022-05-11 Call received  
2022-04-01 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2022-02-24 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2022-02-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2022-02-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2022-02-15 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2022-02-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2022-02-14 Call received  
2022-01-04 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2022-01-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2022-01-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2022-01-03 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2021-12-02 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2021-12-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2021-11-30 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2021-11-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2021-11-24 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2021-10-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2021-10-18 Motion for Extension of Time filed  
2021-09-24 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2021-09-03 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2021-09-02 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2021-08-16 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2021-08-16 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2021-08-04 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2021-08-04 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2021-06-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2021-06-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2021-06-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2021-06-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2021-06-04 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2021-05-04 Case forwarded to Court
2021-04-28 Response Waiver filed  
2021-04-28 Response Waiver filed  
2021-04-21 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2021-03-24 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2021-03-23 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2021-03-01 Court reporter/recorder's record
2021-03-01 Clerk's Record
2021-03-01 Court reporter/recorder's record
2021-03-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2021-03-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Parker, Allison Renee
Mr. Russell R. Barton
Jon-William Nathaniel James
Mr. Roland K. Johnson
Respondent
Jordan, Michelle Elise Parker
Mr. Joseph Cecere
Mr. Jeffrey S. Levinger
Mr. Steven C. Kiser
Mr. Harper Estes
Petitioner
Ola Kathleen Parker, Independent Executor of the Estate of J. Loyd Parker, III, Deceased
Ms. Dana Livingston
Mr. Roger D. Townsend
Mr. Ryan Damiano
Ms. Brittani Wilmore Rollen
Mr. William Everett Berry
Mr. Rick G Sorenson
Mr. Ken K. Slavin
Mr. George C. Haratsis
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Dunham, Robert B.
Mr. Robert Bruce Dunham
Roach, Robert M.
Mr. Daniel William Davis
Mr. Robert M. 'Randy' Roach Jr.
Short, Aric
Mr. Aric Kurtis Short
Beyer, Gerry W.
Mr. Gerry W. Beyer
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