Elders liable for $10,000 in legal fees to Running Y (OR)

A costly legal dispute over homeowners’ association payments at Running Y Ranch has concluded with an award of $10,000 in attorney’s fees, far less than $145,000 sought by plaintiffs.  In a letter dated Friday, Judge Roxanne Osborne said residents Kenneth and Sally Elder were liable for no more than $10,000 in legal costs to Running Y Ranch Resort Owners Association.  Osborne acknowledged legal expenses ballooned after the Elders filed numerous motions opposing the association’s original request for unpaid dues and fees. But Osborne said the plaintiff’s own bylaws capped legal expenses at $5,000 for court action taken by the association board.     Read the article…………….

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