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Riste v. Eastern Washington Bible Camp, Inc.

Washington Court of Appeals
605 P.2d 1294 (Wash. Ct. App. 1980)


Eastern Washington Bible Camp (Camp) (defendant) owned a subdivision subject to the restrictions that the land would not be sold without the Camp’s consent or to anyone not subscribing to the beliefs of the Assembly of God Church. Riste (plaintiff) acquired title to one of the lots in the Camp subdivision from his parents. Riste subsequently contracted to sell the lot to someone who did not subscribe to the Camp’s faith. The Camp refused to allow the sale and Riste brought suit for a declaratory judgment that the restriction was invalid.

Rule of Law


Holding and Reasoning (Roe, J.)

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