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HEAD et al. v. CROUCH et al.
17358.
DUCKWORTH, Chief Justice.
Equitable petition. Before Judge Guess. DeKalb Superior Court. November 8, 1950.
The undisputed evidence, showing that the petition to enjoin the maintenance of obstructions in an area designated more than 20 years previously by the common grantor as a street was not filed until the obstructions, which were two dwelling houses, were completed--although the petitioners knew that they were being built--shows such a lack of diligence as will, irrespective of any legal rights, deny to the petitioner any relief in equity. Dulin v. Caldwell, 28 Ga. 117; Southern Marble Co. v. Darnell, 94 Ga. 232 (21 S. E. 531); Holt v. Parsons, 118 Ga. 895 (45 S. E. 690); City of Marietta v. Dobbins, 150 Ga. 422 (104 S. E. 444); Whipkey v. Turner, 206 Ga. 410 (57 S. E. 2d, 481). The exception here is to the directed verdict in favor of the defendants, and is without merit.
Dunaway, Howard & Embry, Henry M. Hatcher Jr., William L. Moore, and Herbert Johnson, for defendants.
O. C. Hancock and D. W. Rolader, for plaintiffs.
Judgment affirmed. All the Justices concur. FEBRUARY 13, 1951. REHEARING DENIED MARCH 14, 1951.
Saturday May 23 05:25 EDT


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