Tag Archives: Condominium Law

Hurricane Preparedness: Checklist Of What To Do After A Hurricane Hits Your Community Association

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 … Read Full Post

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

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 … Read Full Post

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

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. Read Full Post

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Your Guide to the most impactful 2018 Legislative Amendments to the Florida Statutes

by James O. Birr, III, Esq. and Hans C. Wahl, Esq. Each year the Florida Legislature proposes and votes on bills for amending the Florida Statutes.  Bills that pass both the Florida House and Senate go before the Governor who decides which … Read Full Post

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Top 5 Tactics to Prevent Vandalism in Community Associations

Vandalism has been an issue with both condominiums and homeowners associations for as long as these communities have existed.  As you can expect, instances of vandalism seem to increase during the summer months when kids are out of school.  Vandalism … Read Full Post

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Community Association Hurricane Season Preparedness: What To Do Before A Hurricane Hits Your Association

Another Florida hurricane season kicks off on the first of June.  Is your community association prepared?  Many condominium associations around the State are still recovering from a lack of hurricane preparedness before last year’s season.  Do not let this happen … Read Full Post

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Why Your Association Needs to Compel Release of Mortgage Information When a Unit Faces Foreclosure

Board members of any condominium association are no doubt familiar with the following scenario: a unit owner gets behind on his assessments and refuses to bring his balance current; the association records a lien against the unit and, when that … Read Full Post

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2018 Legislative Changes to the Florida Cooperative Act

On March 23, 2018, Governor Rick Scott signed into law the 2018 legislative changes to the Florida Cooperative Act (Chapter 719, Florida Statutes).  These changes become law on July 1, 2018.  This blog post provides a detailed summary of these … Read Full Post

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2018 Legislative Changes to the Florida Homeowners’ Association Act

On March 23, 2018, Governor Rick Scott signed into law the 2018 legislative changes to the Florida Homeowners’ Association Act.  These changes become law on July 1, 2018.  This blog post provides a detailed summary of these statutory amendments affecting … Read Full Post

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2018 Legislative Changes to the Florida Condominium Act

On March 23, 2018, Governor Rick Scott signed into law the 2018 legislative changes to the Florida Condominium Act.  These changes become law on July 1, 2018.  This blog post provides a detailed summary of these statutory amendments affecting Florida’s … Read Full Post

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