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No. 21-0355
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AUSTIN TRUST COMPANY AS TRUSTEE OF THE BOB AND ELIZABETH LANIER DESCENDANTS TRUSTS FOR ROBERT CLAYTON LANIER, JR., ET AL. v. JAY HOUREN, AS INDEPENDENT EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF ROBERT C. LANIER, DECEASED

A petition was filed on June 1, 2021. Oral argument was held on October 4, 2022. A decision is still pending.

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Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:14-19-00387-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Gerald L. '(Jerry)' Zimmerer

Trial Court

Trial Court:Probate Court No 4
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable James Horwitz
Trial Docket:436193-401

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2022-11-29 Record Received (See Remarks)
2022-10-12 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2022-10-07 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2022-10-04 Oral argument  
2022-10-03 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2022-09-30 Submission Schedule
2022-09-29 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Respondent)  
2022-09-19 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2022-09-19 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2022-08-24 Electronic communication sent to Party  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between June 24, 2022 and August 24, 2022.  
2022-06-24 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2022-06-20 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2022-06-17 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2022-06-17 Petition for Review granted
2022-06-15 Letter Filed  
2022-06-08 Letter Filed  
2022-05-16 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2022-04-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2022-04-07 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2022-03-31 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2022-02-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2022-02-28 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2022-02-09 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2021-12-31 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2021-12-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2021-12-10 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between October 8, 2021 and December 10, 2021.  
2021-10-08 Reply to Response to Petition filed (Petitioner)  
2021-09-22 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2021-09-22 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2021-09-15 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2021-09-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2021-09-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2021-08-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2021-08-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2021-07-09 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2021-06-08 Case forwarded to Court
2021-06-08 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2021-06-03 Response Waiver filed  
2021-06-01 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2021-04-22 Clerk's Record
2021-04-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2021-04-22 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2021-04-22 Court reporter/recorder's record
2021-04-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Jay Houren, as Independent Executor of The Estate of Robert C. Lanier, Deceased
Ms. Michelle Rose Meriam Blair
Mr. Timothy F. Lee
Mr. Timothy Russell Lankau
Mr. J. Don Jackson
Ms. Margaret E. Bryant
Respondent
Austin Trust Company as Trustee of the Bob and Elizabeth Lanier Decendants Trusts for Robert Clayton Lanier, Jr., et al
David H. Goodman
Mr. Bennett Stahl
Mr. Jimmy Walker
Ms. Anna M. Baker
Mr. Douglas W. Alexander
Petitioner

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Beyer, Gerry W.
Mr. Gerry W. Beyer
 
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