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How horses, opioid crisis intersect

    Palm Beach Post —  Friday, November 16, 2018   WELLINGTON — Florida’s opioids emergency means Wellington cannot require organizers of certain winter equestrian events to make about $1 million in road improvements, village officials concluded. Confused? Saddle up for the latest twist in a long-running case involving some of Wellington’s most powerful players. read more…

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Everything You Now Need to Know About Term Limits for Directors

  By: Steven R. Braten, Shareholder & Lauren B. Feffer, Shareholder Rosenbaum PLLC     As election season approaches, condominium associations have been struggling with the Florida Condominium Act’s new term limits for condominium board members.  The legislature attempted to clarify this section during its last session, resulting in the following language: A board member read more…

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2018-19 Legislative Changes on Websites for Condominiums

    By: Steven R. Braten, Shareholder Rosenbaum PLLC   2018-19 Legislative change adding 718.111(12)(g), Florida Statutes: By January 1, 2019, any condominium association with 150 or more units, which does not manage timeshare units, shall post digital copies of the following official records on its website: The recorded declaration of condominium of each condominium read more…

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Narrowing the Cone of Uncertainty – Is Your Community Association Prepared for an Emergency?

  By: Steven R. Braten, Shareholder and Lauren B. Feffer, Shareholder Rosenbaum PLLC     Once disaster strikes, the opportunity to adequately prepare for a hurricane has passed.  As Florida enters hurricane season, we wish to remind community associations and their members of the importance of having a plan in place to operate the association, read more…

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TO FINE OR NOT TO FINE, THAT IS THE QUESTION?

Our community association clients often ask whether fining an owner for violating the governing documents of the association “is worth the effort?”  We respond, “Well, that depends.  Do you have a formal fining process in place and is the association following the statutory process to properly levy and impose fines.”  A response we hear too read more…

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