Tag Archives: Covenant

Washington Court of Appeals Affirms Covenant Enforcement Jurisdiction

The Washington Court of Appeals recently ruled in an unpublished opinion that a superior court had jurisdiction over a covenant enforcement lawsuit by a community association against a set of its owners.  The litigation concerned the owners' decision to build … Continue reading

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Non-disciplinary termination, a zipper clause and the covenant of good faith and fair dealing

An award by Arbitrator David Stiteler addresses these topics and upholds a grievance filed on behalf of an employee of the Washington Department of Social and Health Services who was separated from service because of a pre-employment criminal conviction. Washington Federation … Continue reading

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The Covenant of Good Faith and Franchising in 2019: Survival, Opportunism, and Distortion

The Covenant of Good Faith and Franchising in 2019: Survival, Opportunism, and Distortion By: Jeffrey M. Goldstein The seemingly-omnipresent, but erroneous, belief that franchisors are legally prohibited at all times and in every instance from acting unreasonably or in bad … Continue reading

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It’s a less racist day in the neighborhood as judges fault arc of this covenant (Shelley v. Kraemer)

This is the latest in a series of Quimbee.com case brief videos. Have you signed up for your Quimbee membership? The American Bar Association offers three months of Quimbee study aids (a $72 value) for law student members. Ready to go all in? Go Platinum … Continue reading

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Renting Your Home is NOT a “Business Purpose” in Violation of Restrictive Covenant

In the recent case of Tarr v. Timberwood Park Owners Association Inc. the Texas Supreme Court considered whether a deed restriction that limited use of homes “solely for residential purposes” prevented a homeowner from using his home for short-term rentals. … Continue reading

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