Homeowners Associations/Condominium Associations/Cooperatives

The firm provides general counsel to common interest developments including homeowners associations, condominium associations, and cooperatives (“Associations”). Areas of counsel include but are not limited to:

  • Disputes between the Association and owners, contractors, tenants, etc.
  • Board issues
  • Rule enforcement
  • Repair and maintenance matters
  • Interpretation of governing documents
  • Delinquent owner/money recovery
  • Internal dispute resolution (IDR) and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) including mediation and arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Drafting, obtaining approval, and implementing rules and policies
  • Nuisance issues
  • Insurance claims
  • Fiduciary duty and conflict of interest education to Board members

Representative experience ranges from the simple to the complex, from garden variety day-to-day advice to representation in complex multi-party lawsuits. By focusing upon providing quality representation while minimizing cost, the firm works to keep its common interest development clients protected and acting appropriately within the bounds of the law.