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Florida – Court case could increase cost for homeowners associations

Court case could increase cost for homeowners associationsA pending opinion from the Florida Supreme Court could dramatically increase operating costs for thousands of homeowner associations statewide and substantially drive up condo owners’ expenses. The looming decision is connected to a recent Florida Bar opinion that, if enacted, will force community association managers to hire attorneys to handle various administrative duties now done primarily in-house.

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Florida – House panel moves on homeowner association managers bill

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House panel moves on homeowner association managers bill | The Florida CurrentHouse panel moves on homeowner association managers bill Two proposed committee bills protecting community association managers took their first steps Wednesday, receiving unanimous support from the House Civil Justice Subcommittee. The bills would protect community association managers, or CAMs, help from criminal penalties for the unlicensed practice of law and define their duties that can be practiced without fear of unlicensed practice sanctions.

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Florida – Homeowner association managers squabble with Florida Bar over duties

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Homeowner association managers squabble with Florida Bar over duties | The Florida CurrentHomeowner association managers squabble with Florida Bar over duties A group representing homeowners’ association managers is fighting with The Florida Bar over its attempt to declare some of their actions the unlicensed practice of law.

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Florida – Florida Bar ruling could cause homeowners to pay more in community fees, as lawyers want bigger piece of the action

Brad van Rooyen: Florida Bar ruling could cause homeowners to pay more in community fees, as lawyers want bigger piece of the actionFlorida Bar ruling could cause homeowners to pay more At a time when a significant number of Floridians are still struggling to make ends meet, millions of Florida homeowners could be faced with the threat of yet another forced increase in their cost of living: attorneys.

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Florida – Florida Bar Revisits Issue of Licensed Community Association Managers and UPL

Florida Bar Revisits Issue of Licensed Community Association Managers and UPL – Condos and HOAs – Sun-SentinelLast week, the Florida Bar’s Standing Committee on the Unauthorized Practice of Law met in Orlando to once again discuss the issue of what does and does not constitute the “unauthorized practice of law” insofar as activities being undertaken by licensed community association managers.

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