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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

Winter 2013 Community Association Newsletter – DECEMBER 2013

Written by Christopher J. Shields Perhaps 'Tis Not The Season for Accepting Gift Baskets Comfort Pets Year End Financial Reporting Changes Membership Directories:  What information can associations publish? An Arbitrator's Decision Can Be "Arbitrary" Update on HOA Registration with Florida's Department of Business and Professional Regulation ("DBPR") Recent Amendments to Landlords and Tenants Have Impact

Spring 2013 Community Law Newsletter

Unintended Consequences of Association Action in the Context of Violation Hearing The law of unintended consequences is an adage that actions of people and governments always have effects that are unanticipated and often undesirable. The law of unintended consequences is always at work and everywhere, even in community associations. The Florida Statutes governing condominiums under

Winter 2013 Community Law Newsletter – JANUARY 2013

Date Published: 2013-01-14 Author: Christopher J. Shields Click to View: Winter 2013 Community Law Newsletter - January 2013 Pavese Law Firm Welcomes Susan McLaughlin Court Rules In Favor of Association In Quiet Title Action Who is Responsible for the Maintenance and Expenses of Improvements to the Limited Common Elements? Is a Person Holding a Power of