Using Association Professionals: Do We Really Have To?

Date Posted: Thursday, February, 1st, 2018

By: Elina B. Gilbert, Esq. Oftentimes, when owners get on the board of directors, they have no idea what they are getting into and the tremendous importance of their responsibilities as directors.  Furthermore, such individuals may also have no idea what type of liability exposure they are taking on by serving on the board and… [Read More]

By:  David A. Closson, Esq.  All too often an association’s board of directors wants to end a relationship with a vendor only to find it overly burdensome or expensive termination provisions in the vendor’s contract.  The board may have relied on a history with the vendor or oral representations made by the vendor’s representative without… [Read More]

Board Recalls and Removals – Considerations and Requirements

Date Posted: Tuesday, January, 2nd, 2018

By: David A. Closson, Esq.   Recalling and removing a Board member can be one of the most contentious issues facing an association. It is best that recall efforts be reserved for situations in which a director has breached his or her fiduciary duties or has otherwise engaged in some type of unlawful activity. Personality… [Read More]

By: Elina B. Gilbert, Esq.   As we start 2018 with a fresh and clean slate, now is the time to pull out our list of New Year’s resolutions and decide what we want to tackle first. Perhaps one of those resolutions was to minimize your association’s liability exposure, and more specifically, to minimize the… [Read More]

CCIOA Budget Checklist

Date Posted: Friday, December, 1st, 2017

By: Elina B. Gilbert, Esq. Regardless of how long the CCIOA budget process has been in existence, it remains a mystery and enigma to many.  As currently written, this budget process only applies to post-CCIOA communities (i.e. those communities created on or after July 1, 1992) but as of July 1, 2018, a portion of… [Read More]