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Utah – Summit Park prepping for CC&R meeting

Summit Park prepping for CC&R meetingWildland Fire Coordinator pushing for Firewise Aaron Osowski, The Park Record Posted: 12/30/2013 05:05:08 PM MST After receiving numerous criticisms about the neighborhood’s new proposed Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (CC&Rs) both online and via an anonymous flier, Summit Park is hoping to resolve some tension in their community with an upcoming Jan.

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Illinois – The importance of articles of incorporation

The importance of articles of incorporationAfter a community association’s governing documents are in place, they don’t need much attention. Sure, a new rule gets passed occasionally. Or the declaration is amended once in a blue moon. That’s about all. Except for the articles of incorporation. This small but mighty document needs yearly upkeep.

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Wisconsin – Appeals Court Okays Direct Suit Against Condo Association in Bylaw Case

Appeals Court Okays Direct Suit Against Condo Association in Bylaw Case | State Bar of WisconsinAppeals Court Okays Direct Suit Against Condo Association in Bylaw Case Association members who challenged assessment provisions in corporate bylaws can proceed individually, rather than through derivative proceedings, an appeals court recently ruled.

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California – Homeowner association members should request documents regularly

Homeowner association members should request documents regularlyQuestion: My homeowner association board of directors keeps owners in the dark and treats its actions and duties as if they were secrets to be kept from owners. I keep asking my board for documents, and the directors act as if they don't know what I'm talking about.

Florida – What is the vote needed to change community’s documents?

Mark Adamczyk: What is the vote needed to change community’s documents?Editor’s note: Responding to questions about Florida community law, this is a series of columns by attorneys at Goede & Adamczyk, PLLC a full-service law firm with a focus on condominium and homeowner association law, real estate law, litigation, estate planning and business law.

Iowa – CHIPMAN’S SUBDIVISION HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. v. CARNEY

CHIPMAN’S SUBDIVISION HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. v. CARNEY – Filed February 29, 2012.Matthew J. Adam and Kerry A. Finley of Simmons, Perine, Moyer & Bergman, P.L.C., Cedar Rapids, for appellants. Kevin Watts, Chipman’s Subdivision Homeowners Association, Inc., North Liberty, for appellee. Considered by Danilson, P.J., and Tabor and Mullins, JJ. I. Background Facts and Proceedings.

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Florida – Attorney is necessary to update condo association documents

Attorney is necessary to update condo association documentsQ: Our condominium association president frequently deflects questions about updating our condominium documents by telling owners that it is a difficult process and expensive to have the attorney do the work. Can you explain the process for changing our documents and whether it requires an attorney to complete the task.

Ottawa, Ontario – Ontario condo has Santa clause; Legal document protects Santa Claus, condo residents

Ontario condo has Santa clause – Ottawa – CBC NewsA condo development in one community west of Ottawa will be ready for Santa Claus’s arrival Christmas Eve – in fact, it’s the law. Stephen Brathwaite, a redeveloper in Almonte, got his lawyer to make sure Santa has the right-of-way on a condo at the old Victoria Woollen Mill.

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