Association Law

The firm regularly represents Florida homeowners’ associations and condominium associations, bringing extensive knowledge of Florida HOA and Florida condo association law. The goal always being to resolve disputes with homeowners or other parties in a manner that is most cost-effective and beneficial to the association. The firm’s work includes collection matters from the delivery of statutory notices to the creation of the lien, to the filing and completion of a lien foreclosure action. 

Our experienced attorneys also represent associations in handling issues that arise when an owner files bankruptcy and when a lender files a mortgage foreclosure action. The firm frequently represents associations in the enforcement of non-monetary violations of the association’s declaration, handling disputes with association vendors, construction-related legal issues, election disputes board recalls, the amendment or preservation of association governing documents, and issues that arise in the turnover of control from the developer to the owners within the association.

 

Condominium Associations

Our association lawyers are experienced with assisting condominium associations with the preparation or review of contracts, contract disputes and a wide range of other legal issues that can arise. 

 

Homeowners Associations

Other legal work includes assisting with association operations, governing documents, covenant enforcement, assessment collections, and compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations. 

 

Commercial Property Associations

When it comes to the operation of commercial property associations, property owners’ associations may require support. Enforcement of restrictions, assessment collection, foreclosure, shifting control from the developer to the residents, and operational formalities are all common concerns. Our attorneys have extensive experience and are committed to assisting commercial property associations in understanding the law and how it applies to property associations.

Association Law Attorneys

 Matt G. Firestone
Matt G. Firestone Partner
 Paul T. Hinckley
Paul T. Hinckley Senior Counsel Associate
 Megan J. Nowicki
Megan J. Nowicki Associate
 James C. Washburn
James C. Washburn Partner
 Lauren M. Wilmot
Lauren M. Wilmot Associate