Community Law & Civil Litigation

News:

May 17, 2011
McKeddie Cooley frequently represents homeowners victimized by HOAs. One especially disturbing story was recently covered by local Arizona news media.  A Valley woman told CBS 5 News that her homeowner's association is abusing its power and trying to kick her out of her home.
See: HOA Tries To Evict Woman Dying of Cancer 
Source: www.kpho.com

October 8, 2008
Ms. McKeddie represented a group of over 50 owners challenging a majority ownership group's conduct that occurred while they controlled the community's HOA.  Ultimately, Ms. McKeddie succeeded in removing the majority owners from control, when the Court appointed a Receiver to operate the HOA.  Multiple media outlets have covered the case. Below are links to the articles where Ms. McKeddie was interviewed about this case, as well as a radio interview she participated in.

Casa Grande Dispatch Article: "Judge Sides With Desert Carmel Homeowners"
Source: Casa Grande Dispatch No. 239 Vol. 98
ABC News Report: Homeowners Claim Corruption At Casa Grande Subdivision
Source: www2.abc15.com
Internet Radio Interview: On the commons with Melanie McKeddie
Source: onthecommons.us


Publications:


Melanie McKeddie

-Cases

  • Halt v. Hon. J. Richard Gama, 238 Ariz. 352 (Ariz. Ct. App., 2015). - McKeddie Cooley assisted a group of homeowners who succeeded in defeating their homeowners' association's attempt to obtain a significant attorneys' fees award against them. 

-Articles

  • "A Case For Reasonableness," 4 Phoenix L. Rev. 715 (2010-11).  


Justin Cooley

-Cases

  • Halt v. Hon. J. Richard Gama, 238 Ariz. 352 (Ariz. Ct. App., 2015). - McKeddie Cooley assisted a group of homeowners who succeeded in defeating their homeowners' association's attempt to obtain a significant attorneys' fees award against them. 

-Articles

  • "Arizona's Planned Community Act: A Good Start, but far From the Finish Line," 4 Phoenix L. Rev. 853 (2010-11).


McKeddie Cooley

-The HOA Law Update, featuring various articles with current events and news relating to real property law, available at: http://arizonahoalawupdate.blogspot.com/

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