Category: Community Associations Miscellaneous


Manager Licensing Permanent Rules Approved

Written by: on Wednesday, July, 22nd, 2015

Today DORA, Division of Real Estate, held a permanent rule making hearing to review Rules A-F .   After hearing comments from only two individuals, the rules were adopted as presented.

Department of Justice Releases FAQs on Service Animals

Written by: on Tuesday, July, 21st, 2015

Earlier this month, the Department of Justice released an 8 page guide to Frequently Asked Questions about Service Animals and the ADA.  The guide was drafted to respond to the continuing questions received by the Department of Justice about how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to service animals. While generally speaking, the ADA [Read More...]

Got Water Leaks?

Written by: on Thursday, July, 9th, 2015

If so, who pays for what? One of the most common requests for legal opinions we get is the question of who is responsible for damage caused by a water leak. Does the source of the leak matter?  Does insurance play into any of this?  What if someone was negligent?  Rarely is there a quick [Read More...]

Committee Dos and Don’ts

Written by: on Wednesday, July, 8th, 2015

Committees can be the lifeblood of an association. They can be the best thing since sliced cheese or your worst night mare. I was contemplating why some committees are a blessing while others are a curse and came to the decision it’s really all about the board that set up the committee.

Broken Trust

Written by: on Tuesday, July, 7th, 2015

What if your association has lost the trust of the owners?  Maybe it has happened because of bad press.  Maybe it has resulted from a bad lawsuit. Or, maybe it has happened because of strife on the board.  Regardless of why, it is possible to repair the trust with thoughtful, committed and consistent actions.  Generally, people [Read More...]