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The ETX family trying to get back 380 acres they say was taken by a former ETX sheriff are back in court. #landfight pic.twitter.com/SiQQYSm61K
Friday November 6, 2015 9:20 Julia Jenaé
The Barryer/Howell family packed the courthouse again for the second hearing on their lawsuit over land. #landfight pic.twitter.com/GWPCMkn67m
Friday November 6, 2015 9:20 Julia Jenaé
Attorney Don Westbrook represents an heir of former Gregg Co. sheriff A.A. King. #landfight pic.twitter.com/PxEHyjhzlQ
Friday November 6, 2015 9:21 JuliaJenae7
Felicia Pierce is representing her family pro se, the Barryer/Howell descendants of Lettuce Bell. #landfight pic.twitter.com/L4mMWlG9Ls
Friday November 6, 2015 9:24 JuliaJenae7
Atty Westbrook argues Pierce can't represent her entire family. She can only represent herself because she's not an attorney. #landfight
Friday November 6, 2015 9:25 JuliaJenae7
Westbrook writes out with math how small he believes Pierce's interest is in her ancestor's property. #landfight pic.twitter.com/2IjCvondAz
Friday November 6, 2015 9:35 JuliaJenae7
Westbrook says Pierce needs to add all of the banks, oil and timber companies, etc that now have an interest in the acres. #landfight
Friday November 6, 2015 9:41 JuliaJenae7
Westbrook says he knows of over 122 entities that may now have rights to the land. #landfight
Friday November 6, 2015 9:46 JuliaJenae7
Westbrook talking about the land: "You can't turn a shovel out there without hitting a pipeline." #landfight
Friday November 6, 2015 9:48 JuliaJenae7
Pierce says she's only representing herself as a fourth generation descendant & has rights to 2.17 acres. #landfight
Friday November 6, 2015 9:51 JuliaJenae7
Pierce says finding & suing every interest holder in the property shouldn't be necessary. #landfight
Friday November 6, 2015 9:56 JuliaJenae7
Pierce also tells the judge that she doesn't want to remove the family that lives there now. #landfight
Friday November 6, 2015 9:57 JuliaJenae7
What Pierce does want is to get the title back to her family because she claims A.A. King wrongfully took it from her ancestor. #landfight
Friday November 6, 2015 9:58 JuliaJenae7
The judge asks if Pierce understands that if he grants title to her, that could negatively affect the people living there. #landfight
Friday November 6, 2015 10:01 JuliaJenae7
@JuliaJenae7 Judge Dulweber says everyone who could be negatively affected needs to be able to defend themselves in this lawsuit. #landfight
Friday November 6, 2015 10:07 JuliaJenae7
The judge says he'll give a ruling in 7 days on whether Pierce has to bring in all possible defendants & within what time period. #landfight
Friday November 6, 2015 10:08 JuliaJenae7
The husband and wife who live on a portion of the property are present in the audience, but they do not address the court. #landfight
Friday November 6, 2015 10:23 JuliaJenae7
Friday November 6, 2015 10:24 JuliaJenae7
After court, the Barryer fam chats with the man (yellow shirt) who currently lives on part of land. #landfight. pic.twitter.com/3rAcZiv9jy
Friday November 6, 2015 10:33 JuliaJenae7
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