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Building setbacks at issue in Court of Appeals cases

The future of one pricey Charlotte property is uncertain after a Court of Appeal reversal involving building setbacks. In another case, a neighbor upset by what he saw as the excessive height of his neighbor’s house will have to live with his frustrations. The first case involved setbacks in deed restrictions while the second involved setbacks in zoning ordinances. "We have two levels of setbacks," said Charlotte attorney Roy H. Michaux (pictured) of K & L Gates, who represented the defendants in Irby v. Freese (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-07-795 , 13 pp.). The Court of Appeals issued the decision Tuesday morning.

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Dispute settles between former real estate business partners

The case involved a dispute between two former close friends and business partners. The plaintiff and defendant traveled together, raised their children together and engaged in numerous business and real estate ventures together, including, in 1992, forming an environmental engineering ...

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