Hixson, TN asked in Real Estate Law and Juvenile Law for Tennessee

Q: Can HOA ban a 16 year old from their home under suspension of theft on the complex

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A: In Tennessee, an HOA generally has the authority to enforce rules and regulations within the community. However, banning a 16-year-old from their home due to suspension for theft may require careful consideration of the HOA's bylaws and state laws. It's important to review the specific rules and regulations of the HOA to determine if they address the suspension of access for minors involved in alleged criminal activity.

Additionally, it's essential to consult with an attorney who can provide legal advice tailored to your particular situation. They can help you understand your rights, the HOA's authority, and whether any legal recourse is available to challenge the suspension. Keep in mind that laws and HOA rules can vary, so seeking professional legal counsel is crucial in this matter.

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