Articles

Naughty or Nice? Holiday Guidelines to List and Check Twice Oct 25, 2021

By Daniel C. Heaton, Esq.

This article first appeared the CAI-CV, Quorum, October 2021 here.

‘Tis the season. For many homeowners, this time of year is eagerly...

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2021 Legislative Update: New Laws for California Community Associations Oct 20, 2021

The 2021 legislative session was one of the most active legislative years impacting California community association law. Pressures of the California affordable housing...

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Governor Newsom Declares Drought State of Emergency Oct 20, 2021

On October 19, 2021, Governor Newsom issued a State of Emergency proclamation effectively expanding the drought emergency statewide. The proclamation follows the...

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Vaccine mandates: What Could Requirements Mean for Your Community Oct 19, 2021

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This article first appeared on Community Associations Institute (CAI) Ungated.

The continued presence of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S....

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Conflicts Kill Business Judgment Rule Protections Sep 20, 2021

This article first appeared in Community Association Insider. 

Conflicts of interest can strip board members of the protections they otherwise might have under...

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Closed Session Dos and Don’ts Sep 12, 2021

 This article first appeared in Community Association Insider. 

Closed sessions are among the most frequently abused governance tools in community...

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EMERGING FROM THE SHADOWS— LET THERE BE SOLAR Aug 16, 2021

ESTABLISHING POLICIES FOR SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEM INSTALLATION REQUESTS

BY: MR. JONATHAN R. DAVIS, ESQ., RICHARDSON|OBER|DENICHILO

This article first appeared in CAI-GRIE,...

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The Last Straw: How the Nuisance Provision Can Help Your Clients Deal with Residents’ Extreme Behaviors Aug 12, 2021

This article first appeared in Community Association Insider. 

It’s one thing when a tenant occasionally doesn’t clean up after his dog....

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Freedom to Display the American Flag in Community Associations Jul 01, 2021

By Matt D. Ober, Esq., CCAL

As California makes its way out of the COVID-19 Pandemic lock down, this year’s July 4th celebrations perhaps take on greater...

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Is AB 3182 a Disaster or an Inconvenience? Nov 11, 2020

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq. CCAL

[Spoiler Alert: Community Associations Will Survive.]

It was a tumultuous year in Sacramento due to the pandemic. Only one major HOA bill...

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The Pathway to Successfully Amending Your CC&Rs Nov 08, 2020

By Daniel C. Heaton

This article appeared in CAI-GRIE, Connect Magazine: 2021-Issue 2. To read more, click here.

5 Tips to Court Approval of Your CC&Rs Amendment

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AB 3182 Signed and the Impact on California Community Associations Oct 01, 2020

By Robert DeNichilo, Esq., CCAL

Despite fierce opposition, including over 5,000 constituents personally expressing opposition to the bill, Governor Newsom signed Assembly...

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