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July, 2014

Condo and HOA Notice Requirements for Meetings – Part 2

July 31st, 2014

Posted in Condominium & Homeowner Association Law

There are a number of requirements for Condominium Associations (COAs) and Homeowner Associations (HOAs) in the Florida Statutes regarding notice of meetings.  Part 1 of this Blog Post, found here (click for link) discussed the notice requirements for Annual Meetings, Budget Meetings, Board Meetings (General), and Board Meetings Where Special Assessments Will Be Levied.  This post will discuss the notice requirements for Board Meetings to Adopt/Amend Rules Regarding Unit or Parcel Use, Membership Meetings, Committee Meetings, and Board/Committee Meetings with Association Attorney; Personnel Matters. 
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Condo and HOA Notice Requirements for Meetings – Part 1

July 29th, 2014

Posted in Condominium & Homeowner Association Law

There are a number of requirements for Condominium Associations (COAs) and Homeowner Associations (HOAs) in the Florida Statutes regarding notice of meetings.  Part 1 of this Blog Post should serve as a helpful guide as to the notice requirements for Annual Meetings, Budget Meetings, Board Meetings (General), and Board Meetings Where Special Assessments Will Be Levied.  Part 2 (click for link) will discuss the notice requirements for Board Meetings to Adopt/Amend Rules Regarding Unit or Parcel Use, Membership Meetings, Committee Meetings, and Board/Committee Meetings with Association Attorney; Personnel Matters.
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Beneficiary Designations on Financial Accounts Trump Your Last Will & Testament

July 8th, 2014

Posted in Asset Protection,Estate & Personal Planning

In a previous blog, (click for link), we posted about the importance of asset titling in estate planning and briefly described how beneficiary designation forms may implicate your personal plan.  Beneficiary designations are intended to be a straightforward method for heirs to circumvent the probate process and receive funds in a timely manner.  Beneficiary designations are found in many of your accounts, including retirement accounts, life insurance policies, bank accounts, stocks, certificates of deposits, bonds, mutual funds, and annuity contracts. 
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