Association Legal Bills – A No Win Situation

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ASSOCIATION LEGAL BILLS – A “NO-WIN” SITUATION? The effects of a financial crisis from unpaid assessments can be devastating to a condominium or homeowner board. Property values drop. Services are cut. Unfortunately, collecting assessments is confusing, frustrating and expensive. Many Associations use law firms for help with collections, but legal…

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Amending COA & HOA Governing Documents

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How Can COA & HOA Governing Documents Be Changed or Amended? TYPES OF DOCUMENTS Condominium Owner Associations (COAs) and Home Owner Associations (HOAs) are typically managed by these documents: Articles of Incorporation Bylaws Declaration or Master Deed, including Covenants, Conditions & Restrictions (also referred to as CC&Rs) Rules and Regulations…

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Bankruptcy Chapters

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What are the differences between types of bankruptcies? Chapter 13? Chapter 7? What’s the difference with bankruptcy chapters? Section 11 of the United States Code defines the various chapters of different types of bankruptcies. For an Association, there are many Bankruptcy chapters that don’t come into play. Chapter 9, Chapter…

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