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Rental Restrictions in Homeowners’ Associations

March 11, 2022

Robert L. Kaye, Esq., BCS | Legal Morsels A large percentage of Florida residential property owners are subject to restrictive covenants on their property, be it by a declaration of condominium or declaration of covenants.  In addition to these restrictions, Florida Statutes contain additional restrictions that apply to these properties, some of which involve use … Continue reading "Rental Restrictions in Homeowners’ Associations"

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New Requirements For Collection of Delinquent Assessments

June 17, 2021

Robert L. Kaye, Esq., BCS | Legal Morsels The Florida Legislature has revised the procedures for collecting delinquent assessments, which add additional steps and delays for the owner to pay before legal action can commence and/or attorney’s fees can be recovered. Senate Bill 56 has revised Sections 718.116 and 718.121 for condominiums; 719.108 for cooperatives; and, Section … Continue reading "New Requirements For Collection of Delinquent Assessments"

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Legal Morsel | Court Concludes That Mistakes on a Claim of Lien Does Not Invalidate the Claim

February 20, 2021

LEGAL MORSELS | BY ROBERT KAYE, ESQ., B.C.S. The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal recently provided a ruling regarding the ability of a homeowner’s association to successfully complete a foreclosure for unpaid assessments when there was an error in the amount indicated as being owed on the claim of lien.  In the case of Pash … Continue reading "Legal Morsel | Court Concludes That Mistakes on a Claim of Lien Does Not Invalidate the Claim"

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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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