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Association Insights Liability

Defining the Obligations of a Community Association Board of Directors in an Ever-Changing Landscape

Navigating the Shark-Filled Waters of Potential Liability Claims As a lawyer representing community associations, I have found a critical component of my role is to limit my client’s liability as best I can in a variety of areas. This concern with liability is with good reason and is complicated by recent changing expectations of association

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Leasing & Occupancy Liability

Mind Your Own *Home-Based* Business

Back in the day, the workforce left their home in the morning, went to a place of employment for 8 or so hours and then went to their home. Think of Ward Cleaver, the patriarch of the Cleaver family in Leave it to Beaver. Wikipedia defines his occupation simply as “white collar worker.” An accountant?

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Community Maintenance

“Let’s Talk Some Trash!”

Trash violations are a fact of life for any manager and all associations. I live in an HOA and help manage a high-rise condominium. In an HOA you will find lids that are not tightly placed on trash cans on trash day. You may even find trash bags that are placed directly on the ground

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Association Insights Communication

When the Party Doesn’t Stop

It’s 2:00 AM and the music is blaring, people are talking, laughing, and singing along at the top of their lungs, and someone is outside your window puking in the common area bushes…and to make things worse, it is a Thursday so you have to be up in 3 hours to get ready for work.

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