Thursday, August 16, 2007

Mandamus to stop arbitration ordered by trial court denied

In Re: Tomasa Lopez and Baudelio Lopez, No. 14-07-00536-CV (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 16, 2007)(Per Curiam) (Before Chief Justice Hedges, Justices Hudson and Guzman) Appeal from 152nd District Court of Harris County M E M O R A N D U M O P I N I O N On July 6, 2007, relators Tomasa Lopez and Baudelio Lopez filed a petition for writ of mandamus in this court, requesting we order respondent, the Honorable Ken Wise, presiding judge of the 152nd District Court, Harris County, Texas, (1) to vacate his order of November 6, 2006 granting real party CASA Pontiac GMC Buick, Inc.'s motion to compel arbitration and stay litigation; and (2) to enter an order denying that motion. See Tex. Gov't Code Ann. ' 22.221 (Vernon 2004); see also Tex. R. App. Proc. 52.1. We find that relators are not entitled to mandamus relief. Accordingly, we deny relators' petition for writ of mandamus. PER CURIAM Petition Denied and Memorandum Opinion filed August 16, 2007. Panel consists of Chief Justice Hedges and Justices Hudson and Guzman

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