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HEIRS ARE PERSONALLY LIABLE FOR CONDOMINIUM ASSESSMENTS

HEIRS ARE PERSONALLY LIABLE FOR CONDOMINIUM ASSESSMENTS FOLLOWING DEATH OF INTESTATE UNIT OWNER IN GEORGIA BY: THOMAS E. CARDONE, ESQ. If you own a condominium in Georgia, you are responsible for paying condominium assessments. Georgia courts have traditionally enforced the obligation to pay assessments as an absolute obligation. In an important case for Community Associations, […]

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Condominium Owners May Seize Control…

Condominium Owners May Seize Control of Developer Controlled Associations By: Thomas E. Cardone, Esq. Generally, condominium associations are governed by owner-elected boards of directors. New communities, however, are controlled by the developer or “declarant”. During developer control, the developer has the right to appoint and remove the members of the association’s board of directors. Sometimes, […]

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WCZ to implement cutting-edge Casetracker online collection recovery system to provide even faster and more efficient service on collection cases. The best lawyers just got better…

September 10, 2012 WCZ COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION BULLETIN WCZ to implement cutting-edge Casetracker online collection recovery system to provide even faster and more efficient service on collection cases. The best lawyers just got better… We are pleased to announce that as of January 1, 2013 all of our community association clients will have access to WCZ’s […]

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Can you stop your neighbor or a builder from building an inferior home???

Q:       Help!  How do I stop someone from building an ugly home in my neighborhood? A:        Every homeowner should be concerned about the vacant lots in their subdivision.  When the real estate market crashed in 2008, many subdivisions were only partially sold leaving a glut of empty and undeveloped lots in the lurch.  If you […]

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Atlanta lawyer wins defense verdict in ‘get rich quick’ plan

An Atlanta lawyer recently won a defense verdict in federal court in Idaho, where jurors took less than two hours to decide that real estate investors weren’t entitled to recover anything from the developer they said defrauded them. Read More from the Daily Report (PDF)

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HOAs can decide rules enforcemnet

Gwinnett Judge says homeowners associations may choose not to intervene in disputes over covenants by Kathleen Baydala Joyner. Read More from the Daily Report (PDF)

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Judge Throw’s out $400,000 Drainage Claim Against the HOA

A Superior Court Judge dismissed the jury trial of an owner’s claim for drainage nuisance in excess of $400,000 against the homeowner’s association shortly following opening statements to the jury by Winter Capriola and Zenner’s litigation team.  The owner claimed that the Association was responsible for not preventing the surrounding homeowners from creating a drainage […]

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