Funny stuff DOES happen in court

This file Texas Pleading, shows that lawyers do have a sense of humor. You may have heard about the lawyer who sought a continuance so he could see the Rangers in the World Series.  This is the motion filed by the lawyer.  Dr. Pepper warning: you don’t want to be drinking a Dr. Pepper or other carbonated beverage while you read this lest you snort beverage all over your keyboard!  A teaser:

And the motion goes on, and on, and .. ..

This proceeding also demonstrates that some judges, some, have compassion.  He got the continuance.

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About Gil Jones

CPA/Attorney/Judge by training and trade. Hobby nut at heart with BMW m/c, computers, ham radio, kayak fishing, photography, hiking and, starting in 2010 some semi-serious running and bicycling (road and mountain bikes). Retired after 16 years on a Texas District Court bench and since 2013 have been mediating cases. I am a Credentialed Distinguished mediator (TMCA).
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3 Responses to Funny stuff DOES happen in court

  1. Trey Garland says:

    There are merciful judges. Though I was more concerned that Houston was freezing over in October!

  2. Perry Cockerham says:

    This was great. But what happened next? Did he get the continuance?

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