Articles

Reader Questions – Delinquent, Special, and Emergency Assessments Feb 06, 2023

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq. CCAL

Question: Is an HOA allowed to announce the names of owners who have not paid their dues? K.G., Inglewood

Dear K.G.: I generally recommend...

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Reader Questions – Can We Elect Directors by Acclamation? Jan 30, 2023

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq. CCAL 

Dear Kelly: Our HOA has board elections coming up soon.  We have two vacancies, and two candidates who have formally applied to...

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New Year’s Resolutions of HOA Service Providers Jan 23, 2023

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq. CCAL

[This is the fourth and final installment of this series, which previously addressed directors, homeowners, and managers]

As the...

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HOA Managers’ New Year’s Resolutions Jan 16, 2023

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq. CCAL

[After previous columns proposing resolutions for directors and HOA members, here are ideas for managers. Next week - service providers]

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New Year Resolutions for HOA Members Jan 09, 2023

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq. CCAL

[Second article in a four-part series, with possible resolutions for the HOA owner.  Next week’s installment will suggest ideas...

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Effectively Resolving Conflict in Your Community Jan 04, 2023

By Matt D. Ober, Esq., CCAL  

This article first appeared in the CAI Channel Island's Magazine, Channels of Communication, Fourth Quarter 2022 Issue.  

It...

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Associate Attorney Job Opportunity Jan 04, 2023

Richardson | Ober LLP is an established boutique firm with statewide and national reputation for consistently responding to each client’s unique legal needs.

Our...

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New Year Resolutions for HOA Directors Jan 03, 2023

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq. CCAL

When starting the new year with commitments to improve, maybe your HOA could also benefit. This four-part series proposes resolutions for...

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‘Twas the Night Before the HOA’s Christmas Dec 27, 2022

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq., CCAL

[Apologies to Clement Clarke Moore]

'Twas the night before Christmas, and throughout the community
Not a complaint was heard - there...

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Finding Peace In Your HOA Dec 18, 2022

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq.

The holiday season is upon us, and a traditional wish is for peace and goodwill.  Let’s not only extend this wish to family and...

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But We Can’t Afford It! Dec 10, 2022

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq. CCAL

Homeownership entails dealing with occasional unanticipated expenses. Recently, I didn’t plan on a main water line breaking, but it...

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R | O Gives Back to the Salvation Army's Adopt-A-Family Campaign Dec 06, 2022

We are proud to announce that our firm will be teaming up with the Salvation Army to support a family in need during the holiday season.

“Too often we underestimate...

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