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Making Sense: Legal and Practical Considerations of a Community Association Committee in Florida

August 23, 2018 Community Association Industry Legal Blog

Most condominium and homeowners’ associations have committees in place to assist the board of directors with association operation and business, but few utilize committees properly or effectively.  The creation, purpose and authority of committees can be confusing, but it doesn’t have to be.  This blog post will provide an overview […]

How Florida Condominium Law Impacts Collection of a Condominium Assessment by Florida Condominium Associations

August 7, 2018 Community Association Industry Legal Blog

Florida condominium law is ever-evolving. As a result, an effective condominium law attorney can help ensure condominium associations are able to collect an overdue condominium assessment from each unit owner. In this video presentation, we explain how laws govern assessments by a condominium association in northeast Florida, as well as […]

Hurricane Preparedness: Checklist of What to do After a Hurricane Hits Your Community Association

July 30, 2018 Community Association Industry Legal Blog

Is your community association prepared to deal with the aftermath of the next hurricane?  Many associations around Florida were not ready to effectively handle recovery efforts from the last major hurricane season.   This lack of community association preparedness resulted in unnecessary restoration and recovery delays as well as additional expenses.  […]

Going Green: Installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Condominium Parking Areas

July 26, 2018 Community Association Industry Legal Blog

Florida is blessed to have abundant, beautiful natural resources: beaches, rivers, lakes, wetlands, and forests.  The Florida legislature has adopted multiple laws aimed at protecting the state’s environmental resources through conservation and promotion of clean energy.  In furtherance of this policy, on March 23, 2018, Governor Rick Scott approved House […]

The Business Judgment Rule: A Shield for Community Association Board Members and Directors

July 19, 2018 Community Association Industry Legal Blog

Disputes between community associations and their members are common.  These disputes may evolve into lawsuits.  In some instances, the plaintiffs in these lawsuits attempt to hold the directors or officers personally liable for damages.  Luckily for the directors and officers, the business judgment rule shields them from personal liability, unless they breach a fiduciary duty.

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