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Combating Serial Bankruptcy Filings

USA - December 2 2019 Associations are all too familiar with bankruptcy serial filers disrupting foreclosure sales leading to frustrating and costly consequences for the…

Voting by E-mail and Written Consent

USA - June 5 2018 Recent amendments to section 720.303, Florida Statues, which take effect July 1, 2018, provide that members of the board of directors for a…

Homeowners Association Director Nominations in Advance of the Annual Meeting

USA - May 1 2018 Traditionally, all phases of homeowners association board of directors elections, including nominations, voting, and vote counting, are conducted at…

“Sunshine Laws” Do Not Apply to Community Associations (Open Meetings are Still Required)

USA - April 16 2018 Frequently, there are complaints by association members regarding violations of Florida’s Sunshine Laws, Chapter 286, Florida Statutes, which mandates…

Tenants and Personal Property after a Foreclosure Sale

USA - April 4 2018 After a judicial foreclosure sale concludes and a certificate of title is issued, the purchaser named in the certificate may find the newly acquired…

Tenants and Personal Property after a Foreclosure Sale

USA - April 3 2018 After a judicial foreclosure sale concludes and a certificate of title is issued, the purchaser named in the certificate may find the newly acquired…

2018 Legislative Changes for Community Associations

USA - March 23 2018 On March 23, 2018, Governor Scott approved House Bill 841, amending a number of statutes regulating community associations. The following is a summary…

Hurricane Shutters and Hurricane Protection Policies: Does your Condominium have what it needs?

USA - October 12 2017 If an association had no hurricane protection policy in place, the association was likely unprepared to field these requests. Most board members would…

Condominiums and Conflicts of Interest: How to interpret the rebuttable presumption

USA - October 9 2017 The legislature recently amended Chapter 718 of the Florida Statues, relating to condominiums, to create a rebuttable presumption that a conflict of…

Assignment of Condominium Limited Common Element Use Rights

USA - September 5 2017 Condominiums are comprised of “units” owned by individual owners and “common elements” owned collectively by all owners. Pursuant to Chapter 718…