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LEGAL MORSELS | BY ROBERT KAYE, ESQ., B.C.S. In the 2020 Legislative session, the Florida Legislature adopted Senate Bill 1084, which was signed into law by the Governor, and became effective on July 1, 2020. This new law addresses emotional support animals on a state level. It provides clarification regarding qualifications for this special status … Continue reading "LEGAL MORSEL: NEW FLORIDA LEGISLATION ON EMOTIONAL SUPPORT ANIMALS"Read More
Rembaum’s Association Roundup | Governing Documents Amendments in Light of Covid-19: Making Lemonade Out Of Lemons As a result of the unexpected COVID-19 crisis and its ramifications on Florida’s community associations, there are lessons that can be learned. Early on, an unexpected issue many community associations faced was whether the board could rely on the … Continue reading "Governing Documents Amendments in Light of Covid-19"Read More
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