Homeowners Associations (HOA) Law

Schneiders & Associates, L.L.P. provides comprehensive legal services for community associations.  Our expertise in real estate, corporate law, litigation, employment law and the Davis-Stirling Act combine to provide the most effective and efficient representation of our HOA clients. We use our wealth of experience in this field to advise our clients on the challenges of association management. We have vast experience amending, restating and interpreting association governing documents, including CC&Rs, bylaws, election rules, rules and regulations and architectural rules. We assist clients with the enforcement of violations of association governing documents and we provide collection strategies. We give our clients the tools and the answers so that they can provide the best possible leadership to the associations that trust them. We have counseled a wide array of community associations, including:

  • Condominiums
  • Planned Developments
  • Stock Cooperatives
  • Communities with common area recreational facilities
  • Sub and master associations
  • Age-restricted communities and senior communities
  • Mixed-use associations

We advise and guide our association clients with respect to board meetings and membership, including notice requirements, minutes, Open Meeting Act, executive sessions and elections. Each year, associations routinely enter into contracts for services and special projects. We assist boards with negotiating and drafting contracts, interpreting existing agreements, and enforcing them when contractors fail to abide by their terms. We are expert in alternative dispute resolution as well.

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