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1200 Park Central Blvd. S., Pompano Bch, FL | 954-928-0680
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Legal Morsels

LEGAL MORSEL: NEW FLORIDA LEGISLATION ON EMOTIONAL SUPPORT ANIMALS

September 2, 2020

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"

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Appellate Court Decision Results In The Need For Added Vigilance By Condominiums Undertaking Construction Projects

July 17, 2020

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"

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WHEN IS A MASTER ASSOCIATION SUBJECT TO CHAPTER 718 OF FLORIDA STATUTES?

September 30, 2019

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?"

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LEGAL MORSEL: WHEN IS A MASTER ASSOCIATION SUBJECT TO CHAPTER 718 OF FLORIDA STATUTES?

September 17, 2019

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 "LEGAL MORSEL: WHEN IS A MASTER ASSOCIATION SUBJECT TO CHAPTER 718 OF FLORIDA STATUTES?"

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LEGAL MORSEL: FIRST DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL CLARIFIES UNIT OWNER OBLIGATIONS ON PAST DUE ASSESSMENTS AND IDENTIFIES CONFLICT WITH THIRD DISTRICT CASE

July 23, 2019

In 2013, the world of Florida condominiums was thrown by what many considered to be the controversial decision of Aventura Management, LLC v. Spiaggia Ocean Condominium Association, Inc., which, in effect, limited the obligation of an owner for unpaid assessments of prior owners. (See prior Legal Morsel articles discussing the Spiaggia cases here; and, for the follow-up case, here). The main issue … Continue reading "LEGAL MORSEL: FIRST DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL CLARIFIES UNIT OWNER OBLIGATIONS ON PAST DUE ASSESSMENTS AND IDENTIFIES CONFLICT WITH THIRD DISTRICT CASE"

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FIRST DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL CLARIFIES UNIT OWNER OBLIGATIONS ON PAST DUE ASSESSMENTS AND IDENTIFIES CONFLICT WITH THIRD DISTRICT CASE

July 23, 2019

In 2013, the world of Florida condominiums was thrown by what many considered to be the controversial decision of Aventura Management, LLC v. Spiaggia Ocean Condominium Association, Inc., which, in effect, limited the obligation of an owner for unpaid assessments of prior owners. (See prior Legal Morsel articles discussing the Spiaggia cases here; and, for the follow-up case, here). The … Continue reading "FIRST DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL CLARIFIES UNIT OWNER OBLIGATIONS ON PAST DUE ASSESSMENTS AND IDENTIFIES CONFLICT WITH THIRD DISTRICT CASE"

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