Your Homeowners Association’s Governing Documents: Please Don’t Call Them Bylaws!

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Our HOA Ninjas here at Moretz & Skufca have a little pet peeve when it comes to terminology: folks who refer to the governing documents for their community association as “the bylaws.”  So (to borrow from Shakespeare) what’s in a name?  Turns out that when it comes to homeowners association […]

What if Fred and Barney lived in your HOA?

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And what if Fred and Barney were goats? Fortunately for us, the Court of Appeals had occasion to address this burning issue recently in Steiner v. Windrow Estates HOA.                                                                                                      Mr. and Mrs. Steiner lived in Windrow Estates in southeast Mecklenburg County, and had as their beloved pets two “certified […]