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Franklin v. Spadafora
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Spadafora (Defendant) represented trustees of the Melrose Towers Condominium Trust. Franklin (Plaintiff) owned six units in the building. The trustees amended the trust bylaws by a vote of 80.45 percent of the beneficial owners to prohibit any one person or entity from owning more than two units within the condominium. About three weeks later, Plaintiff contracted to purchase another unit from Clark; however, the trustees blocked the sale as being against the trust’s bylaws.
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