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January 21, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Ronald Haft Scores Round in Family Feud: Attorneys for Ronald Haft announced an agreement with some Dart Group shareholders that, if approved, could eventually force his father, Herbert Haft, from the company. The Haft family controls the Laurel, Md.-based Dart Group, a multimillion-dollar retail and real estate empire that includes Crown Books, Trak Auto and Shoppers Food Warehouse.
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May 23, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Haft Patriarch Wins Case Against Son: Herbert Haft, of Washington, D.C.'s feuding Haft family, won control of the family's real estate management company in a case against his son, Ronald. Judge Geoffrey Alprin of Washington Superior Court ruled against the younger Haft and a business ally, Donald Bourassa, saying they acted with "willful, wanton and reckless disregard" of Herbert Haft's rights when they seized control of Combined Properties Inc.
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February 14, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Ronald Haft Nixes Father's Salary: The Haft family feud got uglier as son Ronald Haft and the board of a family-controlled real estate company cut off father Herbert Haft's $800,000 salary. The son, who is president of Combined Properties Inc., said his father was using company funds to pay for personal things like divorce costs. The elder Haft, 74, founder of retail holding company Dart Group Corp., and his two sons have been fighting over control of the family empire.
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January 21, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Ronald Haft Scores Round in Family Feud: Attorneys for Ronald Haft announced an agreement with some Dart Group shareholders that, if approved, could eventually force his father, Herbert Haft, from the company. The Haft family controls the Laurel, Md.-based Dart Group, a multimillion-dollar retail and real estate empire that includes Crown Books, Trak Auto and Shoppers Food Warehouse.
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September 5, 1994 | From the Washington Post
Herbert Haft was unexpectedly deposed by his younger son Ronald this weekend as chairman of a real estate company he founded decades ago. A onetime ally with his father against his elder brother Robert, Ronald Haft replaced his father Saturday, the company said. On Friday, Ronald's lawyers announced that they expected his father to try to replace him as president of the Crown Books chain at a board meeting Wednesday.
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November 15, 1993 | MARK I. PINSKY
Ronald Haft, already at the center of a multimillion-dollar lawsuit in Washington over control of his family's corporate empire, has lost a nasty boundary dispute with his South Laguna neighbors. Orange County Superior Court Judge William F. McDonald informed lawyers last week in a written decision that carob trees Haft planted between his house and that of Santa Ana builder Jeffrey P. Rhoades had become a "spite fence" and must be cut back.
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September 9, 1993 | MARK I. PINSKY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As if the high-profile Haft family is not embroiled in enough litigation in its battle for control of a multimillion-dollar business empire, younger son Ronald S. Haft is now being sued in Orange County Superior Court for what he calls an attempt to ensure the privacy of his oceanfront home in South Laguna Beach. Haft is being sued by Santa Ana builder Jeffrey P. Rhoades and his wife, Christine, over a property boundary.
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April 13, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Herbert Haft Wins Legal Round: A Washington Superior Court judge let the Dart Group Chairman press his bid to take over management of 27 shoping centers now run by a real estate concern controlled by son Ronald Haft. Judge Geoffrey Alprin rejected a preliminary injunction filrd by Ronald Haft, leaving the dispute to be resolves in a trial.
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September 5, 1994 | From the Washington Post
Herbert Haft was unexpectedly deposed by his younger son Ronald this weekend as chairman of a real estate company he founded decades ago. A onetime ally with his father against his elder brother Robert, Ronald Haft replaced his father Saturday, the company said. On Friday, Ronald's lawyers announced that they expected his father to try to replace him as president of the Crown Books chain at a board meeting Wednesday.
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November 15, 1993 | MARK I. PINSKY
Ronald Haft, already at the center of a multimillion-dollar lawsuit in Washington over control of his family's corporate empire, has lost a nasty boundary dispute with his South Laguna neighbors. Orange County Superior Court Judge William F. McDonald informed lawyers last week in a written decision that carob trees Haft planted between his house and that of Santa Ana builder Jeffrey P. Rhoades had become a "spite fence" and must be cut back.
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September 9, 1993 | MARK I. PINSKY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As if the high-profile Haft family is not embroiled in enough litigation in its battle for control of a multimillion-dollar business empire, younger son Ronald S. Haft is now being sued in Orange County Superior Court for what he calls an attempt to ensure the privacy of his oceanfront home in South Laguna Beach. Haft is being sued by Santa Ana builder Jeffrey P. Rhoades and his wife, Christine, over a property boundary.
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