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Old 10-27-2010, 09:16 AM
 
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That would not happen. I'd prove that sodding would not work and the bermuda would simply come back year after year. The court would side with me.
I don't think courts have a lot of leeway with HOA's. There were some articles posted here about them, and also in the CLT forum I think. They are pretty powerful.

However, given enough resources you might be able to beat them. I don't know.
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Old 10-27-2010, 09:18 AM
 
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I don't think courts have a lot of leeway with HOA's. There were some articles posted here about them, and also in the CLT forum I think. They are pretty powerful.

However, given enough resources you might be able to beat them. I don't know.
Hoping not to find out. Nobody has complained yet so it's not like they care or are after me about it. There are many other worse-looking lawns in my neighborhood to attack first
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Old 10-27-2010, 09:53 AM
 
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I had a lawyer once tell me that HOAs are known for putting restrictions in place that would never survive the courts, but until they are challenged in court and struck down, they remain in effect.

I doubt most people are willing to put up the money to sue, and it wouldn't surprise me if there was language in some HOA covenants that you have to pay their legal fees if you sue them.
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Old 10-30-2010, 03:39 AM
 
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Funny....I have a battle going on in my acre+ yard between bermuda, centipede and fescue. The centipede is winning big time.....expands each season. I have no idea how it got there....wasn't there five years ago. Makes a nice lawn.
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Old 10-30-2010, 05:04 AM
 
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Funny....I have a battle going on in my acre+ yard between bermuda, centipede and fescue. The centipede is winning big time.....expands each season. I have no idea how it got there....wasn't there five years ago. Makes a nice lawn.
Then enjoy it. Centipede can be beaten but you have to work at it and want to. Yes a lot of folks like it and intentionally put it down and if you like it you will have a free lawn.
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Old 10-30-2010, 12:02 PM
 
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We had a couple of patches where the Bermuda was strong this year. Like others don't know how it got there as we are in the middle of a sub-division where everyone has Fescue. But the patches were in open sunlight so I guess it only takes one airbourne seed and it catches hold when the Fescue weakens. Before over-seeding this fall we put round-up down on the patches. I can see that it's not killed all of it (though the fescue was wiped out easily!) Guess we are in for a losing battle.
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