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Application of the Business Judgment Rule to Community Association Board of Directors

August 11, 2020 Community Association Industry Legal Blog

The board of directors of community associations are responsible for making important decisions affecting the community and its members. As a result, disputes sometimes arise between the association and its members. In the event the dispute evolves into a lawsuit, the business judgment rule will protect directors from personal liability […]

2020 Amendments to the Florida Statutes Affecting Community Associations

July 6, 2020 Community Association Industry Legal Blog

web polls JavaScript is disabled! Each year the Florida Legislature proposes amendments to various sections of the Florida Statutes, and some of those proposed amendments involve community association governance.   Florida Governor DeSantis recently signed several proposed bills into law that took effect on July 1, 2020, and some of which […]

Considerations for Community Associations When Reopening Their Communities and Common Elements due to COVID-19

May 18, 2020 Community Association Industry Legal Blog

The State of Florida is slowly but surely opening back up after closures from the COVID-19 pandemic.  Governor DeSantis’s Stay at Home Order expired on April 30th, and Executive Order 20-112, effective May 4th, was enacted as Phase I in the reopening process.  Both State and local governments have been […]

Navigating Community Associations Through The COVID-19 Emergency: Common Element Considerations

April 21, 2020 Community Association Industry Legal Blog

Part IV: Common Element Considerations COVID-19 has affected community associations in various ways, and new obstacles during these times are presenting themselves daily.   Community associations will have to deal with many of these developments in stride and are expected to pioneer their communities during the state-wide shutdown.  Due to this […]

Navigating Community Associations Through The COVID-19 Emergency: Assessment Collection Considerations

April 20, 2020 Community Association Industry Legal Blog

Part III: Assessment Collection Considerations During COVID-19 COVID-19 has affected community associations in various ways, and new obstacles during these times are presenting themselves daily.   Community associations will have to deal with many of these developments in stride and are expected to pioneer their communities during the state-wide shutdown.  Due […]

Navigating Community Associations Through The COVID-19 Emergency: Association Meetings

April 17, 2020 Community Association Industry Legal Blog

Part II: Association Meetings During COVID-19 COVID-19 has affected community associations in various ways, and new obstacles during these times are presenting themselves daily.   Community associations will have to deal with many of these developments in stride and are expected to pioneer their communities during the state-wide shutdown.  Due to […]

Navigating Community Associations Through The COVID-19 Emergency: DBPR Orders Community Associations’ Emergency Powers Apply to COVID-19

April 16, 2020 Community Association Industry Legal Blog

Part I: Florida DBPR Orders Community Associations’ Emergency Powers Apply to COVID-19 COVID-19 has affected community associations in various ways, and new obstacles during these times are presenting themselves daily.   Community associations will have to deal with many of these developments in stride and are expected to pioneer their communities […]

Community Association Emergency Powers: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Precautionary Measures

March 19, 2020 Community Association Industry Legal Blog

On Monday, March 9th, 2020, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency in Florida due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.  Since that time, community association board members and managers have had numerous questions on what precautionary measures community associations should take.  There are also many concerns regarding upcoming […]

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