Smith v. Trust, 07-0970
Trial court's judgment is affirmed in part and reversed in part and remanded as Ragsdale v. Progressive Voters League, 801 S.W.2d 880 (Tex. 1990)does not authorize a court to award fees as a matter of law, and under circumstances as in this case, court's award of the full amount of attorney's fees sought is unreasonable.
- Decided 10/23/2009
- Published 10/23/2009
- Chief Justice JEFFERSON delivered the opinion of the Court.
- For Appellant:
- Robert D. Ranen, Ranen & Netzer, LLP, Plano, TX, for Petitioner.
- For Appellees:
- Scott E. Hayes, Michael Wayne Massiatte, Vincent/Moye, P.C., Dallas, TX, for Respondent.