Category: Community Association Law Articles

Originally posted on August 7, 2012 by Ryan Magnolia N. Prop. Owners Ass’n, Inc. v. HeritageComm. Inc., No. 4943. A property owners association (POA) filed suit for construction defects in a condominium complex. Appellants are three corporations: HCI (parent corporation), HMNI (seller) and Buildstar (general contractor).  HCI created separate corporations for every development it constructed […]
Originally posted on February 22, 2012 by Ryan In 2010, the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued revised requirements for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regarding accessible swimming pools.  In light of these new regulations, many community associations have approached me with questions regarding their association’s compliance.  This article seeks to address those concerns and […]
Originally posted on February 13, 2012 by Ryan Here is a link with tips on how to be sure you are covered by your association’s Directors and Officers (D&O) insurance. This site and any information contained herein is intended for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice.  Seek a competent attorney for […]
Originally posted on December 12, 2011 by Ryan Bd. of Managers of Park Regent Condo. v. Park Regent Assoc., No. 2009-04227, N.Y. Supr. Ct., App. Div., March 30, 2010. A condominium regime in New York was recently involved in litigation over the validity of an association member annual meeting. Several unit owners called the meeting and […]
Originally posted on December 12, 2011 by Ryan Breakwater Cove Condo. Ass’n v. Chin, No. A-1420-09T3, N.J. Super. Ct., App. Div., Dec. 2, 2010. A unit owner at Breakwater Cove kept two birds in her unit. The association informed her that she was in violation of the master deed and her birds were a nuisance to […]