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Bodak, et al. v. Mayne, et al.

On December 8, 2016, the Virginia Supreme Court issued (another) unpublished order in a matter involving a property owners association.  This order, in Bodak, et al. v. Mayne, et al., finds that a private easement exists on a lot for access of the Shenandoah River that was established on a subdivision plat.

The full opinion and more info available after the jump.

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South Carolina – Hilton Head woman loses long fight to prevent beach access

Hilton Head woman loses long fight to prevent beach accessFor nearly 10 years, a Hilton Head Island woman has waged a legal battle to block a beach access beside her home in North Forest Beach. But the S.C. Supreme Court recently declined to hear the case, and now Carolyn Austin must abide by a 2009 court order to surrender control of the access.

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New Jersey – Homeowner acting as her own lawyer, sues judge, claiming biased treatment

Homeowner acting as her own lawyer, sues judge, claiming biased treatmentCLINTON TWP. – An Oak Knoll Village homeowner has been fighting a legal battle against her homeowner’s association. Chris Ann Jaye has found herself on the losing side of the case more often then not. However she claims it is not because of lack of merit in her case, but unfair by the judges because she has chosen to act as her own attorney.

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Florida – Homeowner scores permanent injunction against HOA after guests denied entry to his home

Florida Homeowner Scores Permanent Injunction Against HOA After Guests Denied Entry to His HomeORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — A circuit court judge has ordered a Central Florida homeowners association to stop its practice of denying homeowner guests’ entry into the community of homeowner as a way of forcing payment of past due assessments.

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Virginia – FCC: OpenBand’s exclusive easement agreement forbidden by law

FCC: OpenBand’s exclusive easement agreement forbidden by law | LoudounTimes.comThe Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday issued a brief in response to a federal lawsuit filed by a Lansdowne homeowners association against telecommunications firm OpenBand, saying the company’s exclusive easement agreement with the community is forbidden by law. OpenBand, the brief says, satisfies the definition of an Open Video Systems operator and is subject to the FCC’s Exclusivity Order.

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