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Call Before You Dig!

Russell Klemm | May 08, 2018

Florida has established a system to protect underground utilities from damage during construction and excavation, under the “Underground Facility Damage Prevention and Safety Act” (Chapter 556.105, Florida Statues). Continue reading

Important Legal Update!

Clayton & McCulloh | Mar 29, 2018

You may recall that on March 20th, our firm provided an update on certain legislation that may be entered into law this session. That update can be found here. Shortly thereafter, Governor Rick Scott…

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Short and Sweet Legislative Session Update

Brian S. Hess | Mar 20, 2018

Of all the bills filed regarding community associations from this 2018 Florida legislative session, only two major bills had survived by the end of the session on Friday, March 9: HB 841, which is this year’s “omnibus” bill, and HB 617, which relates to MRTA (the Florida Marketable Record…

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What is a Registered Agent? Who Needs One?

Arlene-Frances Ring | Jan 27, 2018

Designating a Registered Agent for your Association is a requirement of Florida’s Not-For-Profit Corporation Law.  If you do not designate a Registered Agent, your corporate status will be in jeopardy of being dissolved and your Association will lose all protection that is afforded you as a Not-…

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Heads up! Potential changes to MRTA incoming!

Brian S. Hess | Dec 21, 2017

Although the next legislative session has not yet started as of the date of writing (note: starts January 9, 2018), bills affecting community associations are often filed months in advance of the start of the session. We are most closely monitoring, at this time, Senate Bill 266.

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Criminal Sections For Rogue Associations

Maitland | Dec 11, 2017

Condominium Associations in Florida are run by Volunteers who for the most part are individuals who have no criminal intent while performing their Association duties.  According to the Final Report of the Miami-Dade County Grand Jury filed February 6, 2017,…

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