Citation by Publication/Notice Details

Cause Number : con-0287
Name(s) of party to be served : State of Texas vs. Daniel Simnacher, Trustee of the Daniel Simnacher exempt lifetime trust, created under the Last Will and Testament of Leona Simnacher, Deceased, et al
Court/County : Liberty County Court at Law (Liberty)
Citation Type : Other – Citation by Publication or Notice
Publication Start Date :  2/8/2021
Publication End Date :  3/18/2021
Status : Active
Citation/Notice Text :

NOTICE BY PUBLICATION THE STATE OF TEXAS § COUNTY OF LIBERTY § TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OF JAMES W. TROUSDALE, JR., DECEASED, WHOSE NAMES AND WHEREABOUTS ARE UNKNOWN; AND THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OF MAXINE TROUSDALE EDMONDS, DECEASED WHOSE NAMES AND WHEREABOUTS ARE UNKNOWN You are each hereby notified that a hearing will be held at 10:00 o’clock a.m., on the first Monday after the expiration of forty-two (42) days from the date of issuance hereof, that is to say Monday, the __15th__ day of ____March____, 2021, to assess the damages of the owner of the property being condemned. Pursuant to Governor Abbott’s March 13, 2020 Disaster Declaration due to COVID 19 and the Supreme Court’s First Emergency Order Regarding the COVID-19 State of Disaster (Misc. Docket No. 20-9042), the undersigned Commissioners have set the time and place of hearing the parties and said matters as __10___ o’clock __A_.M. on the ___15th____ day of ___March____, 2020, by telephone or video conference located in said County. Said telephone or video conference may be accessed by calling 877-853-5257 and entering access code 824 4095 7937 , followed by the pound (#) symbol. Said telephone or video conference may also be accessed on the internet using the information below: Meeting specific URL: http://hannareporting.zoom.us/j/82440957937? pwd=Q1pudDBFcnMxdWE3Zmgyank2RzZjZz09 Meeting number: 824 4095 7937 Meeting password: 316334 This hearing may be recorded or transcribed. The State of Texas filed a Petition for Condemnation with the Judge of the County Court at Law of Liberty County, Texas, on the ___26th___ day of ____May________, 2020, in Cause No. ___con-0287______ which is styled The State of Texas v. Daniel Simnacher, Trustee of the Daniel Simnacher Exempt Lifetime Trust, created under the Last Will and Testament of Leona Simnacher, deceased, et al.. The Plaintiff is the State of Texas. The Defendants are: The Unknown Heirs of James W. Trousdale, Jr., deceased, whose names and whereabouts are unknown; and The Unknown Heirs of Maxine Trousdale Edmonds, deceased whose names and whereabouts are unknown, and, if any of them be deceased, their respective heirs and legal representatives, if any; Daniel Simnacher, Trustee of the Daniel Simnacher Exempt Lifetime Trust, created under the Last Will and Testament of Leona Simnacher, deceased; Daniel Simnacher, Trustee of the Daniel Simnacher Exempt Lifetime Trust, created under the Last Will and Testament of Larry Simnacher, deceased; Lisa Simnacher, Trustee of the Lisa Simnacher Exempt Lifetime Trust created under the Last Will and Testament of Leona Simnacher, deceased; Lisa Simnacher, Trustee of the Lisa Simnacher Exempt Lifetime Trust, created under the Last Will and Testament of Larry Simnacher, deceased; Weldon W. Alders; Paula C. Alders; A. Reese Brown Family Limited Partnership, a Texas limited partnership; and Mae Beth Trousdale Pruitt. The name and address of the attorney for Plaintiff is John Zuercher, Assistant Attorney General, P.O. Box 12548, Austin, Texas 78711-2548. This suit is an eminent domain proceeding in which the State of Texas is condemning a tract of land located in Liberty County, Texas, containing 109.7 acre (4,776,947 square feet) parcel of land situated in the Angus McNeil, Abstract Number 77, Liberty County, Texas, and being part of a calculated 3,147.431 acre tract of land described as Tract One and part of a called 160.00 acre tract of land described as Tract Two both from Velma Burr Staten, Independent Executrix of the Estate of Larry Simnacher, deceased to Daniel Simnacher Exempt Lifetime Trust and Lisa Simnacher Exempt Lifetime Trust, both created under the Last Will and Testament of Larry Simnacher, deceased, and in equal shares by deed executed January 22, 2018, as recorded in County Clerk’s File Number 2018001743 of the Official Public Records of Liberty County, Texas (O.P.R.L.C.T.) and part of the same aforementioned calculated 3,147.431 acre tract of land described as Tract One from Velma Burr Staten, Successor Trustee of the Leona Simnacher Exempt Bypass Trust created under the Last Will and Testament of Leona Simnacher, deceased to Daniel Simnacher Exempt Lifetime Trust and Lisa Simnacher Exempt Lifetime Trust, both created under the Last Will and Testament of Leona Simnacher, deceased, and in equal shares by deed executed January 22, 2018, as recorded in County Clerk’s File Number 2018001744, O.P.R.L.C.T., and being part of Lots 14 thru 22 and 24 thru 26 of ANGUS MCNEIL LEAGUE, an addition to Liberty County, Texas, as recorded in Volume P, Page 199 and Volume 2, Page 65 of the Deed Records of Liberty County, Texas (D.R.L.C.T.), and being part of Lots 3 and 30 of A.W. WRIGHT SUBDIVISION, an addition to Liberty County, Texas, as recorded in Volume 37, Page 4, D.R.L.C.T such property being fully described in Exhibit “A” of Plaintiff’s Petition for Condemnation filed under the above-referenced cause number. The interests of these Defendants are that they either own or claim an interest in said property, subject to unpaid accrued taxes. You are further notified that you may appear at the hearing before the Special Commissioners and present evidence you desire on the issue of damages to be assessed against the State. If you do not appear at the hearing, the Special Commissioners may proceed to assess the damages of the owner of the property being condemned. If this Notice is not served within ninety (90) days after its issuance, it shall be returned forthwith. ISSUED this ____27th___ day of _____January___________, 2021. __Howard Briste___ __Ken Coleman___ __Steve Elliott___ SPECIAL COMMISSIONERS 27th January ISSUED AND GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE SEAL OF THIS COURT on ___February 8th____, 2021, at Liberty, Liberty County, Texas. (Seal) Lee Haidusek Chambers Liberty County Clerk 1923 Sam Houston P.O. Box 369 Liberty County, Texas 77575 Liberty County, Texas Prepared By: ___Shonda Riley_____