Annual Meetings in a Locked-Down World

Navigating the Stay at Home orders when you have a business to run is a difficult task.  Many Associations hold the annual meetings in the springtime.  We have been asked about whether to postpone the meetings, cancel meetings, or if the Association has the option to...

“Mediate. Alleviate. Try Not to Hate.”

“Mediate. Alleviate. Try Not to Hate.”[1] I think these are pretty good words to live by, but what I hear a lot, both as an attorney and as a certified mediator, is: “I don’t want a mediator to decide my case! I want a judge (or jury) to decide it!” First...

Creature Comforts: Emotional Support Animals

 For a period in time, condominium co-owners were getting around pet prohibitions by claiming their pet enjoyed a protected status as an emotional support animal. All one had to do to get an association to allow the animal was to get a doctor’s note diagnosing...