MISSOURI – HOA loses court showdown: Judge says purple swing set can stay
As we reported recently, a Missouri homeowners association took one of its families to court — even raising the specter of a possible “daily fine or jail time” — over a backyard swing set that the family had stained purple (a color we’re rather partial to, here at Yahoo).
This was after the HOA tried to fine the Stouts for the swing set — and suffered defeat at the hands of its own appeals committee when the family asked the panel to reconsider the fine. Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Jennifer M. Phillips referred to that defeat in ruling against the Raintree Lake Property Owners Association on Friday. Read more: