Month: January 2013

What to do if you are served with a subpoena.

In a lawsuit, the way information is produced or documents received from the other party is through the discovery process under the rules of Civil Procedure. The parties in a lawsuit have to answer to a judge if they fail to obey these procedures. However, in most cases, a third party, who is not either […]

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Who can perform a Wedding?

When you think about it, there are not that many big events in people’s lives. You can fall in love; move to a new city; graduate from school; have a child; and get married. Since marriage is one of those big life events, most people want their wedding to be memorable, and have special meaning […]

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Insurance for Homeowners Associations

         Part of the HOA and the Board’s financial responsibility is to maintain insurance for the community. Most communities need general liability insurance and property damage insurance for common areas. In condominium developments, where the property damage insurance also typically covers the cost of repair or replacement of the actual buildings, this single expense can […]

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Enforcement in Homeowners Associations

         Enforcement of the declarations, bylaws, rules and regulations is one of the most difficult aspects of running a homeowner’s association. The board has a duty to reasonably enforce its rules and avoid risking liability to the HOA or its board. At the same time, the members of the board are residents in the community […]

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