Blog Posts in September, 2003

  • 21-Sep-2003

    Ruling adds appeal to King Ranch fete

    This year represents the 150th anniversary of the legendary King Ranch. In a couple of weeks there will be celebratory horse and cattle sales and a good old Texas barbecue to commemorate the important milestone. The ranch’s Web site heralds the ...
  • 18-Sep-2003

    Hicks Thomas LLP Obtains Favorable Ruling for King Ranch, Settles 120-Year-Old Property Dispute

    AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 18 - John Thomas of Hicks Thomas LLP successfully represented King Ranch, a cattle ranching centerpiece in Nueces County, in a case that put an end to a land rights dispute lasting more than 120 years. The Texas Supreme Court ...
  • 8-Sep-2003

    Court Rules Heirs` Evidence Doesn`t Prove Extrinsic Fraud

    Allegations that an attorney conspired with Capt. Richard King more than 120 years ago to deprive a widow’s heirs of the rightful title to a portion of the famed King Ranch will not be argued to a jury. On Aug. 28, the Texas Supreme Court held ...
  • 8-Sep-2003

    Owners win fight over land empire

    A 120-YEAR-OLD legal fight over a huge Texas ranch has finally been put to rest with a decision by the Texas Supreme Court favoring the present owners. The subject of the suit was the King Ranch, an agricultural empire larger than Rhode Island that ...