Written by: Melissa Garcia on Friday, August, 7th, 2015
Categories: CCIOA, Community Associations Miscellaneous
Associations routinely conduct votes by mail, rather than at a meeting, for several reasons. It could be that more homeowners tend to respond to mail queries than voting at a meeting. Or maybe too many homeowners live offsite and wouldn’t be able to show up at the meeting anyway. Or perhaps the association has already [Read More...]
Written by: Loura Sanchez on Wednesday, July, 22nd, 2015
Categories: Colorado Community Association Law, Community Associations Miscellaneous, Manager Licensing, State Legislation
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.
Written by: David Firmin on Tuesday, July, 21st, 2015
Categories: Colorado Community Association Law, Community Associations Miscellaneous, Legislative Miscellaneous, National Legislation, State Legislation
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...]
Written by: Melissa Garcia on Thursday, July, 9th, 2015
Categories: Colorado Community Association Law, Community Associations Miscellaneous
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...]
Written by: Loura Sanchez on Wednesday, July, 8th, 2015
Categories: Community Associations Miscellaneous
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.