Should Your Board Consider Amending Your Governing Documents? Here’s How You Can Start!

A substantial part of our firm’s practice involves the preparation of amendments to a community association’s governing documents, along with the supporting documents such as notices to the homeowners, proxies, and ballots. Typically, the governing

Homeowners Associations and Budgeting for Attorney’s Fees

We have all seen the TV commercials: “What’s in your wallet?” A similar question is, “What’s in your budget (for attorney’s fees, that is.)”   Several years ago, a property manager told me that all

“HOME Act” pending regarding tax deduction for homeowners

Mandatory assessments may become a federal income tax deduction for homeowners   The “Helping Our Middle-Income Earners Act” or “HOME Act” is new federal legislation that is currently pending in the House of Representatives.  The

Reviewing and amending the Covenants and By-Laws

What are some common reasons to amend?   The Boards of Directors of many Indiana homeowners associations and condominiums feel that they are “stuck” with the covenants and by-laws that the developer wrote. Typically, there

Boards of directors and officers explained

What’s the difference between a board of directors and the officers of an Indiana Homeowners Association?   We frequently are asked about the difference between a Board of Directors and the Officers of an Indiana

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