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Stave Off Problems With Proactive Strategies

Gain an insider's understanding of homeowners' associations, from planning to management. These unique communities have their own set of laws to comply with and challenges to deal with. Attend this practical course to learn the secrets of formation and operation. Your success lies in your knowledge - our expert faculty will give you the knowledge that you need to successfully help your clients avoid potential problems. Register today!

  • Identify what laws need to be followed to avoid any liabilities.
  • Properly set up age-restricted condominiums without running afoul of discrimination laws.
  • Knowledgeably settle issues that arise when there are conflicts between governmental and association rules.
  • Be prepared to handle liability disputes that may come up.
  • Protect your developer clients from construction defect litigation and misrepresentation claims.

  • SOUTH CAROLINA FRAMEWORK AND FORMATION PITFALLS
    9:00 - 10:15, Teri K. Callen
  • CLOSING AND INSURING CONDOMINIUMS AND HOA COMMUNITIES
    10:30 - 11:45, Teri K. Callen
    • Zoning Implications on Condos and HOA Communities
    • Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Implications on Condos and HOA Communities
  • SMOOTH OPERATION, MANAGEMENT AND CONVERSIONS
    12:45 - 2:00, David J. Parrish
    • Understanding the Concept of Initial Consent of Homeowners' Associations
    • Resolving Conflicts Between Governmental Rules and Association Rules
    • Maintenance and Improvements
    • Rights and Obligations of Unit Owners
    • Meeting Procedures, Voting and Elections
    • Operation of Association
    • Management and Control
    • Setting Up Budgets, Reserves and Special Assessments
    • Fulfilling Insurance Obligations
    • Managing Conversions
  • ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS
    2:15 - 3:15, David J. Parrish
    • Understanding Who Your Client Is
    • What if Provision of the Governing Documents Conflicts With the Law?
    • Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
    • Determining and Collecting Attorneys' Fees
  • CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND CLAIMS AGAINST DEVELOPERS
    3:15 - 4:30, Irish Ryan Neville
    • Construction Defect Litigation
    • Association Methods of Enforcing Governing Documents
    • Enforcement of HOA Rules and Regulations
    • Owners' vs. Association Conflicts
      (collection disputes, use restriction violations, major community association renovations and repairs)
    • Association and Board of Director's Liability Issues
      (business judgment defense, statutory and contractual protections, insurance issues)
    • Disputes Between Individual Owners
    • ADR and Other Effective Dispute Resolution Strategies
    • Litigation Process Overview
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Legal Aspects of Condominium Development and Homeowners' Associations
  • Course ID:
    189699
  • Duration:
    1 day
  • Price:
    $359
  • Date:
    Thursday 12/14/2017
  • Time:
    9:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • Location:
    SpringHill Suites Seattle Downtown/South Lake Union - Seattle, WA
    1800 Yale Avenue
    Seattle, WA 98101