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Don’t Gamble with Your Community’s Well-Being By: Nicholas J. Meinert, Esq.

The recent changes to Ohio’s sports gambling laws, which took effect on January 1, 2023, have prompted many board members to inquire about the possibility ...
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Cautionary Tales: Know Your Association Website Information and Protect It By: Andrew Meinert, Esq.

As more community associations enter the digital age and establish their own websites, boards enter a new world that may be unfamiliar.  Association websites are ...
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Board Member Terms and Staggering Elections- Getting It Right to Benefit the Community By: Katelyn Kaman Esq.

Community association owners may not fully appreciate how the length of time board members serve on the board and staggered elections can directly impact the ...
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Indemnification: Protecting Board Members By Katelyn R. Kaman, Esq.

For many new board members who are trying to get up to speed on their duties and obligations, few things could be as important as ...
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Be Aware and Plan for Rising Material Costs By: Andrew F. Meinert, Esq.

In recent years, the cost of construction materials has increased dramatically.  During 2020 when shelter-in-place orders were in effect, many manufacturing businesses were unable to ...
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Can you operate a business from home while living in a community association? By: John A. Izzo, Esq.

Most Declarations contain a provision prohibiting commercial or business activity from being conducted or operated from a unit or home within an association.  Deed restrictions ...
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Protect Your Community Association’s Reputation by Protecting Contractors from Interference, By: Nicholas J. Meinert, Esq.

Have your association’s contractors ever complained to the board about residents interfering with their ability to perform their work? Have you heard stories of residents ...
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Is Towing an Option for Parking Violations? By Jennifer B. Cusimano, Esq.

Having enough parking spaces and getting owners, residents, and guests to follow the parking rules can be a major issue for many community associations.  Towing ...
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Prevent Automatic Contract Renewals in Service Contracts, By: Nicholas J. Meinert, Esq.

Community association boards execute contracts on the association’s behalf with various types of contractors to maintain, repair, and replace their associations’ common elements. Project specific ...
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How to Guarantee Your Association Achieves a Quorum, By: Katelyn R. Kaman, Esq.

Each year, every community association must have an annual meeting of its ownership. To have a legal meeting, however, certain procedural and legal requirements must ...
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