Amending an Association’s Governing Documents is the Practice of Law…at least in Florida
November 27, 2015
On May 14, 2015, the Supreme Court of the State of Florida rendered an advisory opinion on the activities of community association managers (which can be found here). The opinion addressed whether certain activities were, in the opinion of the Court, found to be the unlicensed practice of law. The Court held that certain practices…READ MORE
What happens when your neighbors change every week?
November 3, 2015
Meriam-Webster defines a “neighbor” as a “person who lives next to or near another person.” Most of the time our neighbors are familiar. What happens when that neighbor changes on a monthly or even a weekly basis? This is a question that homeowners and condominium associations are having to answer more and more frequently. With the…READ MORE
Can an Association Prohibit or Restrict Smoking?
October 2, 2015
Can an association prohibit or otherwise restrict smoking in the common areas or common elements? This is not a question one would typically hear for homeowners associations. Simply put, single family homes in planned developments typically have open air common spaces where smoking is not an issue. But, in condominiums or townhome developments, smoking can…READ MORE
You are invited to our seminar on Best Practices of Association Management on September 22nd
September 9, 2015
I understand it has been awhile since I have posted. I am working on that. In the interim, the firm will be hosting our second seminar this year. The invitation is below:READ MORE