Coronavirus Q&A

Coronavirus Q&A

Handling Legal Issues During a Pandemic It seems like, in this time of uncertainty, there is a lot of conflicting information being circulated about how associations and their boards of directors should approach the day-to-day issues presented during this pandemic. Some of the information we have heard is good, and Read more…

Pandemic

Running an HOA During a Pandemic

Everyone is actively monitoring the news for the latest updates on the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are all hopefully following the guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and other local and national health organizations.  Regardless, it goes without saying that members, homeowners, Read more…

Distance Meeting

“Social Distance” Meetings

Roseman Law, APC is currently recommending that board meetings and membership meetings should be postponed for at least thirty (30) days if your association does not have any urgent matters to address.  We say “currently” because the restrictions being imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, both voluntary and mandatory, are Read more…

2020 Legal Update

2020 Legal Update

APPROVED BILLS AND AFFECTED STATUTES SB 323 – Association Elections Effective January 1, 2020 Amends Civil Code §§5100, 5105, 5110, 5115, 5125, and 5145. SB 323 implements a series of reforms to the laws governing association elections. Notably, the new law makes it unlawful to deny a ballot to any Read more…

Balcony Bill

SB326 Signed into Law

SB 326 Signed into Law Requires Balcony Inspections and Eliminates Obstacles to Defect Litigation   On August 30, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 326 into law.  The Bill adds new Civil Code § 5551 to the Davis-Stirling Common Interest Development Act and becomes effective on January 1, 2020. Read more…

Legislation Updates 2019

2019 Legislative Update

APPROVED BILLS AND AFFECTED STATUTES   SB 2912 – Association Finances Effective January 1, 2019 Amends Civil Code Sections 5380, 5500, 5501, 5502, and 5806. SB 2912 implemented the following changes to the law: (1) homeowners associations must maintain fidelity bond coverage for boards of directors; (2) transfers greater than $10,000.00 Read more…