AV Land Trust Sues Peachland Family (Part 5 of 17)

Looking back, there was a chain of events that in some ways might have led up to the Anderson Valley Land Trust filing a lawsuit against my family.  For a few years, the AVLT kept finding new issues with us and our property. Issues that didn’t seem to be relevant to our easement, or issues […]

AV Land Trust Sues Peachland Family (Part 4 of 17)

There have been many board members who have quit the Anderson Valley Land Trust over the past few years. That might be normal for volunteer organizations in the Valley, I am only aware of the comings and goings of the Anderson Valley Land Trust. The ones that quit recently that come to mind are; my […]

AV Land Trust Sues Peachland Family (Part 3.5 of 17)

Anderson Valley Land Trust board members Dave Hopmann and (AVLT president) Patrick Miller testified in court (when they sued me last winter) that any time there was a violation of an easement that they had to enforce the easement. They stated that if there was a violation, the AVLT could be held liable if they […]

AV Land Trust Sues Peachland Family (Part 3 of 17)

The “funny” thing about being sued by an organization such as the Anderson Valley Land Trust, is that everyone suing you claims that they’re not suing you. Let me explain. There are nine people on the board of the AVLT at this time. Sometimes there’s seven or twelve or more or less on the board. […]

AV Land Trust Sues Peachland Family (Part 2 of 17)

There are many confusing aspects to the Anderson Valley Land Trust filing a lawsuit against me and my family.  One of the most confounding is that many board members who sued me know me personally and could have approached me about the things they apparently think my family is doing that are not allowed by […]

AV Land Trust Sues Peachland Family

About a year ago I found myself in the Ukiah Court house, being sued by Barbara Goodell, Steve Wood, Karen Alteras, and others. Why did the Anderson Valley Land Trust in downtown Boonville sue me?  I will try to answer this question as best I can. I was born on upper Peachland Road in 1974 […]