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Joslin v. Pine River Development Corp.

Supreme Court of New Hampshire
367 A.2d 599 (1976)


Facts

Pine River Development (defendant) purchased a large parcel of land adjacent to a lakefront subdivision and divided the land into 161 lots. Pine River also purchased one lakefront lot in the subdivision and dedicated it to the common use of its property owners. Joslin filed suit to enjoin Pine River from using the subdivision lot for lake access on the grounds that the use violated the subdivision’s deed restrictions. The trial court ruled in Joslin’s favor and issued an injunction prohibiting Pine River from using the subdivision lot for common access to the lake. Pine River appealed.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Kenison, C.J.)

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