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“The times…they are a-changin'…”

Brian S. Hess | Sep 18, 2017

Condo Association Board Members may now face recall without the ability to arbitrate the recall process conducted by owners. In early September, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshares and Mobile Homes, issued a Final Order of… Continue reading

"How can we stop Animal Abuse?"

Clayton & McCulloh | Aug 09, 2017

For most, our animals are treated just like children. They are beloved members of our family. Unfortunately, not everyone treats their animals in such a away. According to the Humane Society of the United States, the most common victims of animal abuse are dogs, cats, horses, and livestock. Continue reading

"Another Day, Another Battle..."

Brian S. Hess | Jul 18, 2017

As you may be aware, the Florida legislature approved six bills that directly affect Community Associations in the 2017 legislative session. The governor approved five of these bills, and vetoed one of them. This article will quickly address the three bills that…

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Appeals To A Scheduled Sale

Clayton & McCulloh | Jun 15, 2017

Our Firm has noticed a substantial increase in the number of appeals being filed against lien foreclosure judgments. Part of this is attributable to the overall decrease of foreclosure matters, and the increase in the number of individuals that cannot reasonably file…

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I Volunteer!

Russell Klemm | May 01, 2017

Volunteers are the lifeblood of Florida Community Associations. The members of the Board of Directors and officers of Florida Community Associations, as Not-for-Profit Corporations, are, after all, volunteers. An Association must also depend on volunteers to serve on any committees (Architectural… Continue reading

Let’s Get Down to Businesses

Neal McCulloh | Apr 10, 2017

A provision which prohibits all Business and Commercial Operations may prove problematic, as it may seek to prohibit all business and commercial activities (i.e., operations) within a community. Please appreciate that prohibiting business and commercial activities within communities has become…

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