Category: Law & Legislation

Law & Legislation
Controlling Legal Costs

Lawsuits are expensive endeavors, period. But what about everyday legal costs - contract vetting, sending documents back and forth, assessing prospective purchasers' information, and so forth? How can boards keep a lid on those expendit…

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Law & Legislation
Disabled Access Issues

First in a series. To read part two, click here . The rights of people living with physical disabilities have always been closely entwined with the issue of housing discrimination. In some instances, cases involving discrimination and t…

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Law & Legislation
Controlling Legal Costs

There are some expenses that boards don't have much control over - maintenance supplies, utilities, and fuel, just to name a few - but others can definitely be kept under control, and legal costs are one of them. In this clip, legal pros gi…

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Law & Legislation
2017 June Avoiding Litigation

Depending on our profession and habits, we may interact with dozens of people on any given day. And amidst all of these interactions, we inevitably experience annoyances: being squashed among fellow commuters on the train; scoffing at the d…

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Law & Legislation
2017 June Resident Rights

Whether as a member of a cooperative or a condominium association, a shareholder or unit owner maintains certain rights within their chosen community. However, achieving harmony among neighbors isn’t always easy. Rights aside, residents are…

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Law & Legislation
2017 June Liability & the Law

It’s no secret that insurance is a necessity for any building or association. Nevertheless, the expense of coverage means that issues of liability and risk are all too often examined only after problems have occurred. Usually, insurance hol…

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