postpones sale of Jupiter 'flag man's' home
Article Courtesy of Palm Beach Post
By William J. Cooper
Posted September 25, 2003
WEST PALM BEACH -- A circuit judge postponed
the sale of a Jupiter man's home who is battling his homeowner's association
over his right to fly the American flag on a flagpole in his front yard.
Judge Edward Fine agreed Thursday to delay
the sale while George Andres' appeal makes its way through the 4th District
Court of Appeal. Andres, 66, is appealing Fine's Sept. 10 ruling that Indian
Creek Phase III-B Homeowner's Association can foreclose on his home.
The sale was scheduled for Oct. 9. Fine's
ruling said the association can foreclosure on Andres' home to recoup the
$25,451, plus interest, the association has paid in legal fees over the
past four years. Andres' fight has drown support from across the country
and propelled his cause before the national media.
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