Homeowners Associations and Condominium Associations


At Bean, Kinney & Korman, our seasoned team of attorneys understands the complexities and nuances of the laws related to community associations such as homeowners associations (HOA) and condominium associations (also known as common interest communities). These specialized areas of law encompass a wide variety of legal issues that require expertise and insight. We represent HOA, condo, and other community association boards by offering comprehensive services, ranging from dispute resolution to document review and drafting.

HOA and Condo Property Disputes

Property disputes within a community association can quickly become heated and challenging. Our experienced attorneys navigate these tricky situations, providing guidance on rights, obligations, and potential remedies for both parties involved. We handle matters including but not limited to:

  • Common area disputes
  • Architectural control and compliance issues
  • Covenant violations
  • Disputes over assessments and fines
  • Enforcement of governing documents

We aim to resolve disputes efficiently, always prioritizing the best interests of our clients.

HOA and Condo Association Documents and Contracts

Whether a homeowners or condominium association, the governing documents form the backbone of operations and governance. We provide a range of services in this area, including:

  • Analysis and amendment of governing documents such as bylaws, covenants, conditions, and restrictions (CC&Rs), and rules and regulations
  • Ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal laws
  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts with vendors and service providers
  • Assisting with leases, easements, and other property agreements

We understand the importance of these documents and strive to ensure our clients’ records serve their best interests.

Other HOA, Condo, and Common Interest Community Services

We also provide the following services:

  • Legal counsel for boards and management
  • Assistance with board elections and meetings
  • Legal opinions on governance issues
  • Litigation in court or before administrative agencies
  • Collections and foreclosures
  • Transition from developer control

Always, our goal is to facilitate smooth operations within homeowners associations, condominium associations, and other common interest communities. We do this by providing comprehensive, personalized legal services that address the unique needs and challenges of these entities.