Pavese Law Firm Attorneys Earn The Florida Bar Board Certification in Condominium and Planned Development Law The Division Reverses its Position on Term Limits for Condominium Board Members Sex-Based Rules Violate the Fair Housing Act and Likely State Law Too New Decision: Torts-Traffic and Causation (Seminole Lakes HOA v. Esnard) What’s the “Littoral Zone” and
The New Law Which Imposes Term Limits for Condominium Board Members; What We Are Advising Our Condominium Clients At This Time Website Requirement for Certain Condominium Associations Effective January 1, 2019 New Law Requires Homeowners' Associations' Board of Directors to Consider Filing Notice of Preservation of Covenants Each Year To read the full newsletter click here.
Community Association Newsletter – Special Alert: Amendments to HOA Rules and Regulations Now Need to be Recorded
A recent amendment due to take effect on July 1, 2018, to Chapter 720, Florida's Homeowners' Association Act will now require amendments to rules and regulations made on or after July 1, 2018 to be recorded in the County's Public Records in order to be considered legally effective. To view the full newsletter click here.
An Overview of Recent Amendments to Florida Laws Affecting Condominiums and Homeowners Associations and What You Need to Know Legislative Changes to Florida's Cooperative Statute - Effective July 1, 2018 The Property Appraiser's Database and Mailing Addresses - What Do They Have in Common? State Changes Barbecue Grill Rules on Condominium Lanais and Balconies To
A Potpourri of Recent Condominium Arbitration Cases and Decisions Sexual Harassment Could Be 2017's Hottest Topic The Towing of Vehicles Understanding the Unintended Impact of MRTA on HOA Governing Documents Holiday Decorating To view the full newsletter click here.
Citizens Property Insurance Corporation may be Florida's insurer of last resort but it is not alone in adopting stricter policy provisions covering emergency repairs and further restricting what repairs are considered part of the casualty loss. Click here to read more on this article.
September 2017 Community Association Newsletter – Special Alert: Dealing with the Aftermath of Hurricane Irma
What You Need to Know about Emergency Powers for Condominiums and HOA's, respectively Emergency Order: Contractors Not Required to Subcontract with Roofing Contractors for Roof Repairs in FEMA Declared Disaster Area CLICK HERE to read our Special Alert: Dealing with the Aftermath of Hurricane Irma September 2017 Community Association Newsletter and learn more about the topics below:
PLEASE NOTE: The Amendments in this newsletter ONLY apply to condominium associations. Amendments Under House Bill 1237 Accomplished Little More Than Discouraging Service on the Board: Volunteer Officers and Directors Put On Notice of Potential for Criminal Prosecution Immunities Eroded Presumed Guilty Until Proven Innocent No Dual Representation Directors/Managers May Not Buy Distressed Units Conflicting
Florida's New Estoppel Law: How It Will Impact Condominiums, Cooperatives and HOAs in Florida and What You Need to Know. To view the full newsletter click here.
Selective Enforcement and Waiver; Court Limits Their Use As a Valid Affirmative Defense 2017 Legal Updates: Election Dispute Medical Marijuana and the Workplace A Recall "Hole" in the Florida Statutes Homeowners Associations: An Election Procedure Pitfall To view the full newsletter click here.