Couple Sues Over Copycat Home Design

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A Toronto couple has just ended a yearslong lawsuit with a neighbor, after accusing them of copying the design of their house.

Jason and Jodi Chapnik filed the suit in 2014, saying their neighbors remodeled a property less than 1,000 yards away to look “strikingly similar” to their home, which they say decreased their home’s value.

The Chapniks filed against neighbor Barbara Ann Kirshenblatt, her husband and his construction firm KS Building Group, Kirkor Architects and Planners, subcontractor King Masonry Yard Ltd., Forest Hill Real Estate, real estate agent Julie Gofman and other tradespeople.


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