Notice of Late Assessment Made Simple

Clayton & McCulloh | Nov 19, 2021

In June, we notified readers that beginning July 1, 2021, the Florida Statutes would begin requiring a Notice of Late Assessment (“NLA”) as the new “first step” in the community association assessment collection process. Continue reading


Neal McCulloh | Sep 21, 2021

Of all the violations a community association must deal with, nuisances are perhaps the most troublesome because of their inherent uncertainty. Unfortunately, determining what constitutes a nuisance and determining when to take action with respect to a nuisance is somewhat troublesome. While it… Continue reading

Florida’s Legislature Gets One Right – and A Few Wrong

Clayton & McCulloh | Jun 30, 2021

This year’s Florida legislative session was fairly productive for community associations. Among the statutory amendments scheduled to take effect July 1, 2021 are two which could significantly impact our clients’ covenant enforcement and collection procedures, and we are thus supplying this brief… Continue reading

Ding Dong! Association Calling!

Arlene-Frances Ring | Jun 24, 2021

Starting a new resident off in your community may be one of the most important tasks you do as a Board Member. If a resident is welcomed into the community and in a warm, friendly manner advised of their responsibilities as a member of a deed restricted community, it can pay off in dividends to… Continue reading

Will it Fly? Display of Flags

Russell Klemm | Apr 13, 2021

Several years ago, a few Homeowners Associations, located in south Florida, brought legal actions against Association members, one of whom was a veteran, to prohibit the flying of United States flags on the homeowner’s/veteran’s property. Continue reading

What is Mediation?

Clayton & McCulloh | Mar 11, 2021

Mediation can be a game-changing event in the course of a legal dispute. It can take place at any stage of the dispute, but is frequently required before certain actions can be taken. For example, it must be offered pre-suit in certain Florida Homeowners Association disputes (F.S. § 720.311),… Continue reading