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Category: Client Alerts

Thu 7 Jul, 2016 # Client Alerts

Committee Meeting Guidelines for Community Associations

For Associations that have active involvement from their owners, it’s usually a good idea for the board to delegate the fact-finding and non-policy decisions (i.e. getting bids, taking surveys, planning social events, etc.) to committees. However, committees have to follow much of the same meeting notice and participation requirements as […]

Mon 27 Jun, 2016 # Client Alerts

New Rule Imposes Reporting Requirements

On March 24, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) adopted a new interpretation of the persuader rule under the Labor Management Reporting Disclosure Act of 1959 (LMRDA), which is a statute that imposes reporting requirements on employers and consultants (which includes attorneys) where the consultant is retained to persuade employees […]

Thu 23 Jun, 2016 # Client Alerts

Community Associations – 2016 Legislative Update

On Thursday, June 23 I was privileged to be part of Carr, Rigg’s & Ingram’s 2016 Community Association Managers (CAM) CPE Seminar in Miramar Beach, where I was invited to speak on legislative updates for 2016 pertaining to community associations. For those who were unable to attend, here’s all the information provided […]

Fri 10 Jun, 2016 # Client Alerts

What is an Estoppel Letter?

Most owners know that when they want to buy or sell their unit or parcel that they need to contact the community association or its attorney to get an estoppel letter. Both the Florida Condominium Act and Florida Homeowner’s Association Act devote sections to estoppel letters, a/k/a certificates of assessments. […]

Wed 25 May, 2016 # Client Alerts

Five Key Points for New Association Board Members

Below are five key points that will prove invaluable for both potential board members and for those already serving their term. Becoming elected or appointed to serve on a Homeowner’s Association or Condominium Association’s board of directors can be an exciting, rewarding and enriching experience. It can be an opportunity […]