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Reader Questions - Management Charges, Proxies Apr 23, 2012

Dear Kelly,

We are a community of several hundred single family homes, no amenities other than many acres of green belt. Our board felt it necessary to change management...

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Reader Questions - Pets, Corporate Suspension, and Borrowing from Reserves Apr 16, 2012

Kelly,

I read your article in the paper and am curious about how many dogs are allowed in a town home? My next door neighbor has 4 large dogs.

Sometimes they howl when no...

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Reader Questions - An Empty Board Apr 09, 2012

Mr. Richardson,

What happens if, with all the risks of being on a board of directors of a HOA, all the members choose to resign and there is no one else on the...

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Sacramento Knows What We Need Apr 02, 2012

Do you have a pet or not? You may think you do, but California law defines the term “pet,” at least for common interest development (CID) owners. Civil Code...

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Major Changes in the Open Meeting Act, and Board Procedure Mar 26, 2012

The Open Meeting Act (Civil §1363.05) is an Act within an Act; found in the middle of the Davis Stirling Act. The changes now in effect from 2011’s SB 563 are...

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