Real Estate Law Section

The section monitors, studies and proposes statutory developments in property law and keeps its membership updated by sending periodic e-newsletters. It also produces annual CLE programming for real estate lawyers and others.

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
P. O. Box 340025
Nashville, TN 37203

'Swingers Club' Claims it is a Church in Zoning Fight

A "swingers" group relocating to suburban Nashville plans to change its name from The Social Club to the United Fellowship Center — part of a strategy to rebrand itself as a church, according to the ABA Journal. The club’s lawyer, Larry Roberts, tells the Washington Post he came up with the idea of changing the club to a church to afford religious protections to the group, which is still operating in Nashville pending resolution of legal disputes.

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Neighborhood Protection Act Clears General Assembly

A proposal that would help organized residential entities keep repeat offenders out of their communities is headed to the governor for his consideration. SB638/HB843 allows such entities to petition a judge for a restraining order against repeat criminals that target the inside of its boundaries. The offender must have been convicted of three or more offenses that occurred inside the residential area. Knoxblogs has more

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