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Legal Morsels | by Robert Kaye, Esq., B.C.S. It is not unusual for the board of directors of a condominium association to take on construction projects within the condominium. Many such projects involve updating and redecorating the common elements. Quite often, projects can include necessary repairs or maintenance-related components along with material alterations or substantial … Continue reading "Appellate Court Decision Results In The Need For Added Vigilance By Condominiums Undertaking Construction Projects"Read More
To see the Order in its entirety click HERE If the link does not work for your browser, then copy and paste the following into your browser: https://www.flgov.com/wp-content/uploads/orders/2020/EO_20-166.pdf A copy of the relevant text from the Order follows: STATE OF FLORIDA OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER 20-166 (EmergencyManagement-Extension of Executive Order 20-52-COVID-19) WHEREAS, on March … Continue reading "State of Emergency Extended for 60 Days"Read More
The U.S. Constitution provides that every ten years, the United States must conduct a census to count the entire population of the nation. Moreover, federal law requires each person to complete the census. Each year, the federal government distributes more than $675 billion to states and communities based on Census Bureau data. Additionally, information gathered … Continue reading "The 2020 Census: The Importance of Being Counted, Especially Now"Read More
OUR KBR TEAM OF ATTORNEYS OFFER GUIDANCE TO YOUR MOST PRESSING COVID-19 QUESTIONS 1. If we have a resident who tested positive for Covid-19 should we inform the entire community? If the positive test has been confirmed, while it is ok to alert the entire community that a member has tested positive for Covid-19, it is definitely NOT ok to … Continue reading "COVID-19 Update: Your Questions Answered"Read More
For Condominium, Cooperative & Homeowners’ Associations All board members and managers should take a few moments and brush up on emergency powers approved by the legislature and codified into Florida Statutes in Chapters 718, 719 and 720 for use during a “state of emergency.” Hopefully, your association will not need to use them. But just … Continue reading "Special Coronavirus Emergency Powers Edition: Board Emergency Powers"Read More
Many communities throughout Florida were and continue to be developed with multiple layers of community associations. Often, such communities face legal questions that require a determination as to what statutory provisions should apply to their operation. Although it has seemed a fairly straight-forward proposition for over thirty (30) years, the issue of whether or not … Continue reading "WHEN IS A MASTER ASSOCIATION SUBJECT TO CHAPTER 718 OF FLORIDA STATUTES?"Read More