Condominium and Homeowners Associations have legal duties to meet, as well as a responsibility to uphold important rights while solving disputes. However, every association has disagreements and complicated contracts that need legal counsel from a person with expert knowledge and experience. With the help of a Condominium and Homeowners Associations Attorney, you can navigate a wide array of issues from general representation to litigation and election assistance. From high rise condominiums to luxury housing, the community’s legal matters can be handled flawlessly and efficiently in line with the law.
Experienced St Petersburg Condominium and Homeowners Associations Attorneys
A Division of Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A.
Howard P. Ross and Andrew R. Pardun have over 50 years worth of successful experience working as Condominium and Homeowners Associations Attorneys in St Petersburg. As highly esteemed litigators, their expertise in real estate, business and tax can help provide the guidance and skills needed to make effective decisions for your association.
Ross and Pardun are attorneys at Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. which for over 60 years has been providing outstanding legal assistance to St. Petersburg. Battaglia Ross Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. is ranked by US News and World Reports as a Tier 1 Law Firm.
Free Consultation for Condominium and Homeowners Associations
If you need a Condominium and Homeowners Associations Lawyer in St Petersburg, then contact us today for a free initial consultation so we can discuss your association and resolve any issues you’re facing.
Why Do I Need a Condominium and Homeowners Associations Attorney?
Homeowners and Condominium Association Law is a complicated and tricky area of real estate law where legal assistance is imperative to avoid costly disputes. An attorney can support you in numerous areas of your association from pre-dispute to post-dispute. Taking on the task of litigation or negotiations alone is a perilous idea that too many associations end up paying the price for.
- Pre-Dispute, attorneys prove decisive in avoiding conflicts with a general overview, document review and edits to any contracts to keep matters running smoothly.
- During any dispute, they’ll be able to help guide you through the process to find a solution without damaging relationships or wasting significant amounts of time.
- Post-dispute, a lawyer will be able to make your association prosper with a conflict resolution and assistance to avoid similar disagreements again in the future.
Areas of Practice
We’ll ensure all the laws and requirements of your association are consistently met and upheld. With our experience and extensive knowledge of Real Estate law your association will be able to run smoothly and error free.
Association Document Amendments
Board of Directors need legal advice when making any amendments to association documents so that laws and previous requirements are complied with. We will be able to draft documents, edit and review them before providing these to the county recorders.
Sometimes disputes fail to settle through negotiations. We’ll be able to assist your association in the courtroom or through mediation or arbitration. There are various scenarios where civil litigation may be required, including construction or contractor disputes, parking violations, restraining orders, planned developments, disputed occupancy restrictions and local ordinance violations.
On your behalf, we’ll review all your contracts so they are well-written and comply with the law and your demands. They’ll be watertight and free from unwanted interpretations.
Election and Meeting Assistance
The Florida Condominium Act states that associations must use secret ballots when electing members for the Board of Directors. It is imperative that these elections comply with the law. We’ll protect you from any mistakes that could land your association in hot water. We’ll also be on hand for any meetings you wish to plan throughout the year.
Rule Enforcement Policies
A rules enforcement policy sets rules for violator notification, advisement of penalties, and explains the appeal process. With attorney support, you can create a firm policy that avoids exploitation.
Lien Filling and Foreclosure
Delinquent unit owners can have liens and foreclosures filed against them on the association’s behalf if necessary, with the expert support of a reputable attorney.
Hire a St Petersburg Condominium and Homeowners Associations Attorney
Ross and Pardun at Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. can provide your St Petersburg Condominium or Homeowners Association with trusted and easy to work with legal guidance. They can resolve any dispute or concern through their extensive hands-on experience of Florida Real Estate cases to keep your association running smoothly.