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Family Law Keyed to Wadlington
City of Ladue v. Horn
Citation:720 S.W.2d 745
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The City of Ladue passed a zoning ordinance that zoned certain areas as one-family residential. The ordinance defined family as “One or more persons related by blood, marriage, or adoption, occupying a dwelling unit as an individual housekeeping organization.” Defendants were non-married adults who purchased a home together. The City of Ladue sought to enforce the zoning ordinance against Defendants.
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