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An HOA Attorney: Why They Are Important

HOAs and all community associations are technically legal entities. With all the responsibilities of community associations, there is a great liability as well. Associations and their governing documents must follow federal, state and local laws. Following these laws and adhering to all state and local guidelines is no small task. In order to ensure compliance... read more

Homeowners’ Associations and CC&Rs: Read Before You Buy

If you’re new to the condo or homeowner’s association (HOA) scene, you may be caught off-guard by some of the things you’re getting into (spoiler alert: there are rules!). While the benefits for most who choose to live in an association far outweigh any potential drawbacks, it’s important to understand the expectations and yes, rules,... read more

What Should Your Homeowners’ Association Be Doing to Manage Risk?

When we think of risk management, we often think in terms of the financial impact a given risk would have on our property, our business, or organization. Taking active steps to identify, evaluate, and control those risks is important to the overall financial health and growth outlook of the organization. The same can be said... read more

3 Benefits of Hiring a Lawyer for Condo Associations

Condo associations are a lot like any other government or business organization. They must adhere to rules and regulations, abide by state law, ensure a habitable and sustainable future for its residents, and so much more. For board members responsible for managing and enacting association by-laws and regulations, it can feel overwhelming to stay on... read more

Dispute Resolution Part Three: Litigation

In the previous two blogs in this series, we covered the escalating procedure of dispute resolution. Beginning with mediation we then tackled arbitration and in this final blog we will look at the process of litigation. The most common types of litigation can be collecting delinquent payments, construction defects and other disputes that require court... read more

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