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Summer 2015 Community Association Newsletter

Legislative Update (HB 791) Legislative Update (HB 643) Condominium Terminations Amend Your Documents If You Do Not Want To Honor An Exemption From The Duty To Pay For Assessments On Property Acquired Through Mortgage Foreclosure When Does An Association's Failure To Provide Records Become "Willful" To view the full newsletter click here.

Spring 2015 Community Association Newsletter

Security And Why We Advise Associations Not To Use The "S" Word Equity Is Back Golf Carts v. Low Speed Vehicles Is There A Group Home In Your Community's Future? New Case Finds HOA Restrictions Not Extinguished By MRTA Emotional Support Animals - The Saga Continues To view the full newsletter click here.

Winter 2015 Community Association Newsletter

Community Association Managers (CAM) Can Be Sanctioned for Refusal to Turn Over the Association's Official Records How Many Seats Are On The Board? Same-Sex Marriage In Florida - It Was Only A Matter Of Time Borrowing From Reserves Reserves Funds Distinct From Operating Budget Considering Terminating A Contract?  Read The Fine Print. Beauty Is In

Winter 2014-2015 Community Association Newsletter

Failure To Comply With Florida's Construction Lien Law Can Result In Association Paying Twice For The Same Work Changing Property Management Companies?  Be Sure To Obtain Your Association's Official Records Confidential Means Confidential Material Alterations Tidbit - Florida's Minimum Wage Options For Speed Limit Enforcement on Private Roads Official Records - Combating Owners' Abuse of

Summer 2014 Community Association Newsletter

Legislative Update - House Bill 807 Florida Condominium Act (Chapter 718) Homeowners' Associations (HOAs) (Chapter 719) Cooperatives (Chapter 719) Senate Bill 440 - Clarifies That Certain Sections of Chapter 718 Apply to Residential Condominiums Senate Bill 7037 - New Statutory Notice Requirements and More House Bill 1089 - Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Phasing Out Coverage

Spring 2014 Community Association Newsletter

Chapter 558, Florida Statutes Resolving Construction Defects For Community Associations Civil Rights - Florida Supreme Court Rules Pregnancy Is A Protected Class Directors Are Well Insulated From Personal Liability But Should Make Sure They Are Also Entitled To A Defense In The Case Of A Law Suit A Board Is Not Bound To Enforce Restrictions

Mid-Winter 2014 Community Association Newsletter

Written by Christopher J. Shields Mortgage Holders In Unincorporated Lee County Must Take Responsibility For Distressed Property Many Association Towing Practices Have Been Immobilized Board Recalls Recent Case Calls Into Question Association's Ability to Prove Delinquency Bad Debts 55+ Housing For Older Persons Registration and Renewal Requirement Landlord Tenant Law Changed To Follow Condo and