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
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
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
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Written by Christopher J. Shields In a landmark decision, Florida Supreme Court decides in favor of HOA in construction defect case... To read about the case, click here.
Written by Christopher J. Shields Summer 2013 Legislative Updates... To read about these legislative updates, click here.
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
Date Published: 2013-02-01 Author: Christopher J. Shields Does Adventura Change Anything? Click to view: Winter 2013 Community Law Newsletter - March 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
Date Published: 2012-11-09 Author: Christopher J. Shields Click to View: Fall 2012 Community Law Newsletter - November 2012 Pre-Arbitration Notices Under F.S. 718.1255