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ANGIUS & TERRY LLP
Specializing in community association law, including construction defect litigation, for more than a quarter century. With offices in Walnut Creek, Roseville, Manteca, we serve community associations throughout California, Nevada and Florida. Community associations have placed their trust in ANGIUS & TERRY LLP to solve their legal problems for over 30 years. Through the years ANGIUS & TERRY LLP has had a single mission: To provide our clients with exceptional service and superior legal representation all built on the solid bedrock of long term relationships.
ANGIUS & TERRY LLP has recovered in excess of $450 million dollars on behalf of homeowners and community associations. We strive to ensure that our construction defect claims are prosecuted in an aggressive, and yet cost efficient manner. ANGIUS & TERRY LLP will continue to work with our clients after the construction defect claims are concluded as a member of the “reconstruction team” to ensure that the money received from builders is spent wisely and the interests of our clients continue to be protected during the repair and reconstruction process.
ANGIUS & TERRY LLP works to become intimately familiar with the legal problems that confront our community association clients. We offer legal advice based on our considerable experience in community association matters, the law, practical considerations and just plain good judgment. ANGIUS & TERRY LLP has extensive experience in community association corporate matters, including:
- Drafting and amending CCRs, Bylaws, Rules, Policies, and other community association governing documents;
- Interpretation and enforcement of CCRs, Bylaws, Rules and Policies;
- Interpretation of relevant statutes, regulations and ordinances;
- Assessment collection and lien procedures;
- Architectural control committees and compliance;
- Contract review, analysis and drafting; and
- Claims by and against community association vendors, contractors and suppliers.
To Kill a Lawsuit Risk Reduction and Avoiding Litigation “Best way to clear the air is to have it all out in the open.” -Atticus Finch (To Kill a Mockingbird) You might be surprised to hear a lawyer say litigation is not always the best course of action....read more
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BOARD MEMBER FIDUCIARY DUTY: A Nuts and Bolts Approach Most board members and community managers have probably heard or been told that a member of the board of directors owes a fiduciary duty to the homeowners association. Most board members and community...read more
Rain: Some love it, some hate it. For those living in a homeowners’ association or managing one, you should appreciate the rain because it often provides an opportunity to learn more about the condition of the buildings. Rain allows homeowners and community managers...read more
Avoiding Political Turmoil in Your HOA These days, the idea of having politically charged meetings in the common area clubhouse may make your Board of Directors nervous, and rightfully so. Civil Code Section 4515 took effect January 1, 2018. The law states...read more
Why Condominium Associations Need a Solar Energy System Policy A California law that took effect January 1, 2018 permits condominium owners to request HOA permission to place solar energy systems on common area roofs or an exclusive use common area garage...read more
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Revised FHA Guidelines Will Strongly Impact Eligibility Of Condominium Developments For FHA Financing
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Walnut Creek Office
1990 N. California Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
3001 Lava Ridge Ct.
Roseville, CA 95661
1169 S. Main Street
Manteca, CA 95337
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Fresno, CA 93704