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Question:  How can community association boards alter the uses of common areas? Answer:  Very carefully, and with scrupulous attention to the requirements of the community’s governing documents and the wishes of its residents. A recent California appeals court decision illustrates what can happen when a board ignores this common sense advice. The story, which reads… [Read More]

Amending to Take Advantage of the Law

Date Posted: Monday, September, 12th, 2011

Does it ever feel like the answer to all your legal questions is to amend your governing documents?  Sometimes an amendment truly is the only solution to a problem, but other times there may be other avenues to explore. Nevertheless, the law provides associations with certain protections and rights that can only be utilized if… [Read More]

6 Ways to Silence the Barking Dog

Date Posted: Monday, September, 12th, 2011

Summer night breezes, a cool walk in the park and a barking dog…These are the ingredients for a great evening.  If dog barking has become a problem in your community, here are six easy solutions to silence the barking. Personal contact.  If the board is comfortable approaching the owner, many times a simple, “hello, by… [Read More]

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