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Jeffrey Rembaum, Esq. is a  Board Certified Specialist in Condominium and Planned Development Law and a community association lawyer with the law firm Kaye Bender Rembaum, in its Palm Beach Gardens office. His law practice consists of representing condominium, homeowners, and cooperative associations, developers and unit owners throughout Florida. He can be reached by email at JRembaum@KBRLegal.com or by calling 561-241-4462.

A Community Association Member’s Bill of Rights

Living in a community association brings with it many obligations and responsibilities such as the need to pay assessments and maintain your property.  Additionally, living in a community association also means that every member has certain basic rights.  Do you know your rights? YOUR BILL OF RIGHTS  1)    The right to receive at least 48

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A Not So “EASY COME,” but a Very “EASY GO” – No Implied Warranties for Off Site Improvements for Homeowners Associations

For some time now condominium and cooperative associations alike benefited from the implied warranty of habitability for construction defect damages.  While these rights are codified in Florida Statutes Chapter 718 (the “Condominium Act”) and Chapter 719 (the “Cooperative Act”), there is no similar codification in Chapter 720 (the “Homeowners’ Association Act”). In plain English, and

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Elections, Insurance, and a Senseless Death

This season, more than any other of late, the issue of condominium election ballot verification reared up.  The condominium election process is unique and very regulated.  In addition to many other requirements, ballots are to be placed in an inner plain and unmarked envelope which is to be placed inside a larger envelope which must, as

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Tell Ole Pharaoh, Let My People Go!

Almost every year, around this time, I hear “our condominium association won’t let us build a Sukkah, but allows Christmas trees and menorahs. The board is discriminating and I am going to sue!” Before you do that, there are a few things to consider. Let’s start by asking,  “What is a Sukkah?” A Sukkah is

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