Community Association Law

COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION LAW

 

At Knox Levine, we provide a wide range of services to homeowners associations, condominium associations, mobile home associations, and residential cooperatives.  Our attorneys have worked with over 400 communities in Florida, providing a wide spectrum of legal counseling with a straightforward approach that gives clients the information and guidance they need.

Our attorneys have extensive experience and play an important role on their client’s professional team assisting the Board and management prepare for and conduct meetings; collect/foreclose delinquent assessments; interpret, amend, and enforce the governing documents; and, drafting and negotiating vendor contracts.

We offer assistance to our association clients in debt collections through effective methods and modern technology.  Our lawyers supervise a team of experienced legal assistants who work toward collection and resolution of delinquent accounts.  Our firm uses the latest technology with superior reporting capabilities to provide efficient and timely service, and prompt communication with our clients.

Our attorneys have significant experience helping clients resolve conflicts in and out of the courtroom through litigation, mediation, negotiation, and arbitration.  Knox Levine has a vast knowledge of the laws and regulations that govern community associations and strive to provide comprehensive service to association clients.  Our cloud-based software allows our clients to log-on to a portal for real-time file status and updates, accessible by internet and most smartphones through its respective application center.

 

LEGAL SERVICES FOR COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Collection of delinquent assessments.
  • General corporate governance
  • Interpretation, amendment, and enforcement of the governing documents.
  • Contract review and negotiations.
  • Litigation, mediation, and arbitration.
  • Answering day-to-day questions regarding operational, technical, and practical issues.
  • Assisting the Board of Directors on budgeting, special assessment levying, and establishing/maintaining reserves.
  • Assisting with determination of responsibility between the Board and Owners for maintenance.
  • Determining method for approval of certain actions.
  • Compliance with Federal Laws such as Fair Housing and Employment Discrimination, as well as similar state and local statutes and ordinances.
  • Defense and monitoring of mortgage foreclosures.