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Is This Manager Qualified? May 02, 2022

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq.

[Last of a 3-part series]. After selecting the desired type of management services, how can one evaluate a manager’s qualifications?

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Selecting Management: The Contract Apr 24, 2022

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq. CCAL 

The previous column discussed different types of association management services. After selecting the management service type and...

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Which Type of Management Is Best For Your HOA? Apr 19, 2022

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq. CCAL

Determining which type of management services is best for the HOA is a very important HOA board decision. Even the smallest associations...

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2022 CACM Law Seminar & Expo (NorCal) Jan 25, 2022

Please join Robert DeNichilo, Esq., CCAL, and Matt Ober, Esq., CCAL, at the upcoming CACM Northern California Law Seminar & Expo on February 3-4, 2022. This in-person...

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What Managers Want For the Holidays Dec 21, 2021

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq. CCAL

As we give gifts to loved ones and friends during the holiday season, most HOA members probably don’t consider giving to their...

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Are We Required To Rebuild Our Balconies? Nov 08, 2021

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq. CCAL 

Hello Mr. Richardson,

Our HOA is claiming that 2019’s SB 326 ("Balcony Law") adds to the Davis-Stirling Act and requires the...

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Offering Mental Health Support in HOAs Nov 02, 2021

This article first appeared on CAI's HOA Resources by Laura Otto. 

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed new stresses on many Americans, including those...

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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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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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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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Reader Questions – Our CC&Rs Expired; Ours Has No Name! Feb 01, 2021


Kelly, do you have any information regarding the expiration of CC&Rs? I’ve heard 20 years from the time of the recorded filing of the CC&Rs. My subdivision...

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