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February 24, 2017 

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THE SUPREME COURT OF TEXAS
Orders Pronounced February 24, 2017
 
ORDERS ON CAUSES
15-0232
LEVINSON ALCOSER ASSOCIATES, L.P. AND LEVINSON ASSOCIATES, INC. v. EL PISTOLÓN II, LTD.; from Hidalgo County; 13th Court of Appeals District (13-13-00723-CV, 500 SW3d 431, 02-12-15)
 
The Court reverses the court of appeals' judgment and remands the case to the trial court.

Justice Devine delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Hecht, Justice Green, Justice Johnson, Justice Willett, Justice Guzman, Justice Lehrmann, and Justice Boyd joined.

Justice Brown delivered a concurring opinion.
15-0270
EXXONMOBIL CORPORATION v. LAZY R RANCH, LP; HELEN A. MCDANIEL, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS TRUSTEE OF THE HELEN WILLIAMS INTER VIVOS TRUST, AND AS GENERAL PARTNER OF LAZY R RANCH, LP; AND JOSEPH WILLIAMS, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS TRUSTEE OF THE HELEN WILLIAMS INTER VIVOS TRUST; from Winkler County; 8th Court of Appeals District (08-13-00281-CV, 456 SW3d 332, 01-14-15)
 
The Court affirms in part and reverses in part the court of appeals' judgment and remands the case to the trial court.

Chief Justice Hecht delivered the opinion of the Court.
 
(Justice Lehrmann not sitting)
15-0299
TEXAS STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS; CHERYL GOMEZ IN HER CAPACITY AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR; MICHAEL PUHL, IN HIS CAPACITY AS PRESIDING OFFICER; TEXAS ASSOCIATION FOR MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY v. TEXAS MEDICAL ASSOCIATION; from Travis County; 3rd Court of Appeals District (03-13-00077-CV, 458 SW3d 552, 11-21-14)
 
The Court reverses the court of appeals' judgment and renders judgment.

Justice Boyd delivered the opinion of the Court.
15-0317
GREAT AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY v. ROBERT PRIMO; from Harris County; 14th Court of Appeals District (14-13-00492-CV, 455 SW3d 714, 12-18-14)
 
The Court reverses the court of appeals' judgment and renders judgment.

Justice Brown delivered the opinion of the Court.
15-0404
B.C. v. STEAK N SHAKE OPERATIONS, INC.; from Collin County; 5th Court of Appeals District (05-14-00649-CV, ___ SW3d ___ , 04-13-15)
 
The Court reverses the court of appeals' judgment and remands the case to that court.

Justice Green delivered the opinion of the Court.
15-0407
EXXONMOBIL PIPELINE COMPANY, ROBERT W. CAUDLE, AND RICKY STOWE v. TRAVIS G. COLEMAN; from Dallas County; 5th Court of Appeals District (05-14-00188-CV, 464 SW3d 841, 05-12-15)
 
Pursuant to Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 59.1, after granting the petition for review and without hearing oral argument, the Court reverses the court of appeals' judgment and remands the case to that court.

Per Curiam Opinion
 
(Justice Lehrmann not sitting)
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15-0492
VALERO REFINING - TEXAS, L.P. v. GALVESTON CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT; from Galveston County; 14th Court of Appeals District (14-13-00434-CV, 463 SW3d 177, 03-31-15)
 
2 petitions
 
The Court reverses the court of appeals' judgment and remands the case to that court.

Chief Justice Hecht delivered the opinion of the Court.
ORDERS ON PETITIONS FOR REVIEW
THE FOLLOWING PETITIONS FOR REVIEW ARE DENIED:
16-0439
IN THE INTEREST OF A.O.M. AND J.X.M., CHILDREN; from Harris County; 14th Court of Appeals District (14-15-01012-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 04-26-16)
 
as amended
counsel's motion to withdraw granted
 
16-0938
ROBERT C. MORRIS v. SHERRI MILLIGAN, ET AL.; from Anderson County; 12th Court of Appeals District (12-14-00332-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 09-30-16)
 
16-0974
DARLA LACKEY v. LONE STAR COLLEGE SYSTEM; from Montgomery County; 9th Court of Appeals District (09-15-00399-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 10-20-16)
 
16-1015
DONALD R. MAY v. KRISTEN VANDER-PLAS; from Lubbock County; 7th Court of Appeals District (07-15-00454-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 10-04-16)
 
(Justice Johnson and Justice Willett not sitting)
 
17-0002
IN THE INTEREST OF B.P.E. AND R.W.S.E., AKA R.W.S.E., CHILDREN; from Harris County; 1st Court of Appeals District (01-16-00561-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 11-17-16)
ORDERS ON MOTIONS FOR REHEARING
THE MOTIONS FOR REHEARING OF THE FOLLOWING PETITIONS FOR REVIEW ARE DENIED:
15-0955
RICARDO MARTINEZ, M.D. AND ALBERTO PENA, M.D. v. MARIA GONZALES, ET AL.; from Hidalgo County; 13th Court of Appeals District (13-14-00241-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 09-17-15)
 
15-0999
IN THE INTEREST OF J.-M.A.Y., A MINOR CHILD; from Harris County; 1st Court of Appeals District (01-15-00469-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 11-05-15)
 
15-1002
IN THE INTEREST OF T.J.C., II, A MINOR CHILD; from Harris County; 1st Court of Appeals District (01-15-00589-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 11-05-15)
 
16-0391
IN THE INTEREST K.A.D.K. AND J.B.L.E., CHILDREN; from Wilson County; 4th Court of Appeals District (04-15-00758-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 04-20-16)
 
16-0785
REALTY AUSTIN, LLC AND MATTHEW DITLOW v. MICHAEL G. MCCARTHY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS TRUSTEE OF THE MCCARTHY M G LIVING TRUST; from Travis County; 7th Court of Appeals District (07-15-00408-CV, 500 SW3d 677, 08-19-16)
 
16-0847
MARISELA DELACERDA v. DAVE QUINTERO; from Lubbock County; 7th Court of Appeals District (07-16-00081-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 09-06-16)
 
16-0892
ORANGE COUNTY INSURANCE BROKERAGE, INC. AND IAN GARRETT v. COMMUNITYBANK OF TEXAS, N.A.; from Jefferson County; 9th Court of Appeals District (09-14-00033-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 09-01-16)
THE MOTION FOR REHEARING OF THE FOLLOWING PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS IS DENIED:
16-0843
IN RE TRACY NIXON; from Dallas County; 5th Court of Appeals District (05-16-00845-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 09-01-16)
 
relator's motion for emergency stay denied
MISCELLANEOUS
THE FOLLOWING PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS IS DENIED:
17-0112
IN RE VISTACON, INC. GENERAL CONTRACTOR AND BASILIO SILVA; from El Paso County; 8th Court of Appeals District (08-16-00315-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 01-27-17)
 
relators' emergency motion for temporary relief and stay denied