Arbitration: Will it Go Around in Circles? California Supreme Court Grants Review in Second Case Challenging Enforceability of Arbitration Provisions in CC&Rs Against Homeowners Associations


On April 20, 2011, Villa Vicenza Homeowners Association v. Nobel Court Development, LLC joined Pinnacle Museum Tower Assn. v. Pinnacle Market Development (US) LLC at the California Supreme Court. The California Supreme Court granted review in Villa Vicenza but placed further proceedings in the case on hold until Pinnacle is decided. The question for the Court in both cases is whether a homeowners association is bound by an arbitration provision in the project CC&Rs.

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