Community Association General Counsel
GENERAL COUNSEL ASSISTANCE FOR COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS
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.
New Laws Association Finances (AB 2912) – Amends Civil Code §§ 5500 and 5380; Adds Civil Code §§ 5501, 5502, and 5806. The new law takes effect on January 1, 2019 and significantly changes the review and management of common interest developments’...
They Say You're a Little Much for Me, You're a Liability: Swimming Pools, Gyms, Playgrounds, Clubhouses, Tennis Courts and More Let’s start here: The common area amenities in our developments are one of the major advantages to purchasing a home in a common...
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....
Do not Trick, Hide or Cheat: Ethical Duties in our Industry "We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give." -Winston Churchill Please recognize that the topic of ethics is as broad as space and this in no way is an attempt to provide...
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...
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...
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...
CACM Regional Forums – Spring 2017 How associations can have entertainment for their members without getting into trouble! I. How associations can show movies and play music without incurring liability. A. Associations need a “public performance” license...
Buyer Disclosure Form and Manager Disclosures to the Board (AB 690)-Amends Civil Code §§ 4528, 4530, 5300, and 5375; Amends Bus. & Prof. Code §11504; Adds Civil Code §§ 5375.5 and 5376) Requires modifications to an association’s buyer disclosure form to specify...
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