Category: Legal Guides

Documenting and Proving Violations at Trial

Much is made of maintaining records regarding homeowner delinquencies, including the issues which can arise where the community makes a…

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The United States Constitution and Your Declaration of Covenants

The landmark case of Shelley v. Kraemer was argued exactly seventy-two years ago as of the date of the writing…

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Covenant Preservation – A Mandatory Topic of Conversation

In 2018, the Florida legislature made perhaps one of the more important and positive changes to Chapter 720 that I’ve…

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New Address Verification Requirements Applicable to Meetings of the Members

Annual meetings, elections, and special meetings of the members are generally a big deal for community associations. In an active…

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Scope of the Association’s Architectural Review Authority Might Be Muddier Than You Think

So, if your Declaration says your Association has the right to approve exterior modifications, that includes landscaping modifications, right? As…

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E-Voting Basics and Common Hurdles

In my never ending endeavor to please our valued clients, this month’s article will address a request received from a client concerning the basics of electronic voting and common hurdles.

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