• In Re the Commitment of Colantuono

    Practice Area: Criminal Law
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    Date Filed: 2017-11-20 00:00:00:000
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice Angelini
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    Docket Number: 04-16-00801-CV

    After a jury trial, in which the jury heard that Colantuono had five prior convictions in California for sexual acts against children, was currently serving a 30-year sentence in Texas for aggravated sexual assault of a child, and in which Colantuono testified that he had several relationships with boys that he described as throwaways, Colantuono was found to be a sexually violent predator and was civilly committed for sex-offender treatment and supervision.

  • Dominguez v. State of Texas

    Practice Area: Criminal Law
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    Date Filed: 2017-11-20 00:00:00:000
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice Rodriguez
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    Docket Number: 08-14-00225-CR

    Following a vehicle accident which left one individual dead, appellant was indicated for the offense of intoxication manslaughter.

  • Kuentz v. Cole Systems

    Practice Area: Wrongful Death
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    Date Filed: 2017-11-20 00:00:00:000
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice Wise
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    Docket Number: 14-15-01031-CV

    Kuentz, a sales manager for a car dealership in Houston, was shot and killed at work by Keith Grimmett, a salesman.

  • In Re Mesa Petroleum

    Practice Area: Judges
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    Date Filed: 2017-11-20 00:00:00:000
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice Rodriguez
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    Docket Number: 08-17-00195-CV

    Mesa sued defendants, alleging that it entered into an agreement giving Mesa the right to a 15-percent ownership interest in an area of mutual interest.

  • Stubbs v. State of Texas

    Practice Area: Family Law
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    Date Filed: 2017-11-20 00:00:00:000
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice Rodriguez
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    Docket Number: 13-16-00352-CR

    Appellant Andrew Stubbs pled guilty to sexually assaulting the minor daughter of his then-girlfriend and was sentenced to ten years of community supervision.

  • Evans v. Davis

    Practice Area: Criminal Law
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    Date Filed: 2017-11-20 00:00:00:000
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge King
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    Docket Number: 14-11099

    Evans was convicted by a Texas jury for the murder of Crystal Jenkins, and was sentenced to life in prison.

  • Bridges v. Empire

    Practice Area: Labor Law
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    Date Filed: 2017-11-20 00:00:00:000
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge KIing
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    Docket Number: 16-41493

    Empire was hired to erect and dismantle scaffolding at a refinery.

  • In the Interest of B.H.R.

    Practice Area: Family Law
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    Date Filed: 2017-11-20 00:00:00:000
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice Moseley
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    Docket Number: 06-17-00081-CV

    Texas brought suit to terminate the parental rights of Della to her daughter Brie. Following a jury trial, Dellas parental rights were terminated.

  • City of Donna v. Ramirez

    Practice Area: Government|Whistleblower Laws
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    Date Filed: 2017-11-20 00:00:00:000
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice Hinojosa
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    Docket Number: 13-16-00619-CV

    Appellee, a former city manager for appellant, brought causes of action under the Texas Whistleblower Act and the Texas Open Meetings Act (TOMA) alleging he was terminated after he reported to the chief of police and a municipal judge that city officials ordered him to waive or discount certain municipal fees or charges for city services.

  • Hare v. Longstreet

    Practice Area: Trusts and Estates
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    Date Filed: 2017-11-20 00:00:00:000
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice Hoyle
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    Docket Number: 12-17-00062-CV

    In 1988, L. D. Hare opened a checking account at Austin Bank; two years later he added Sherry A. Longstreet to the account. In 2015, Hare added his son, appellant, to the same account; Hare died later that year.

  • Smith v. Smith

    Practice Area: Contracts
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    Date Filed: 2017-11-20 00:00:00:000
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice Jamison
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    Docket Number: 14-16-00467-CV

    Appellant David Smith sent a demand letter to his brother Brian Smith demanding four unpaid merchant commissions he earned while a sales agent for his brothers company.