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A General Overview of Florida Condo Laws

Florida condo laws

A General Overview of Florida Condo Laws

Welcome to the latest blog post from The Law Offices of Herb M. Milgrim, P.A., where we specialize in providing expert legal guidance on Florida condo laws. Our law firm, led by the esteemed Florida condo attorney, Herb M. Milgrim, is dedicated to offering top-notch legal assistance to condominium owners. We never represent the associations, boards or management. In this post, we will delve into the complexities of Florida condo laws, ensuring you have a comprehensive understanding of your rights and responsibilities.

Understanding Florida Condo Laws

Florida’s condominium laws are outlined primarily in Chapter 718 of the Florida Statutes, also known as The Condominium Act. These laws provide a framework for the creation, operation, and management of condominiums in Florida. As an experienced Florida condo attorney, Herb M. Milgrim, has extensive knowledge in navigating these statutes, providing invaluable counsel in various condo-related legal matters.

Creation and Management of Condominiums

When a condominium is created, it must comply with specific requirements, including the declaration of condominium, bylaws, and articles of incorporation. These Governing documents are the foundation of any condominium association, dictating the rules and regulations, and their enforcement. Understanding these documents is crucial for Unit Owners and prospective purchasers, an area where our law firm excels.

Rights and Responsibilities of Owners and Associations

One of the critical aspects of Florida condo laws is the delineation of the rights and responsibilities of condo owners and associations. This includes maintenance obligations, the use of common elements, and the enforcement of association rules. As a Florida condo attorney, Herb M. Milgrim, chooses to represent the Unit Owners so he always knows who he is fighting for.

Dispute Resolution

Disputes are not uncommon in condominium communities. These can range from disagreements over rule enforcement to more complex legal battles involving construction defects or breaches of fiduciary duty by the board of directors. Our firm is adept at mediating these disputes, always aiming for resolutions that are in the best interests of our clients.

Changes in the Law

Florida condo laws are subject to changes and updates. Staying abreast of these changes is vital for anyone involved in condominium living or management. At The Law Offices of Herb M. Milgrim, P.A., we ensure that our clients are always informed about the latest legal developments, offering them the most current and relevant advice.

Special Considerations in Florida Condo Law

Assessments and Special Assessments

Condo associations have the authority to levy assessments to cover the costs of maintaining, repairing, and improving common elements. Special assessments may also be imposed for unexpected expenses or significant projects. Understanding your rights regarding assessments is critical, and our firm can guide you through these financial aspects of condo living.

Insurance Requirements

Florida’s condo laws have specific requirements for insurance, covering both the association and individual owners. Navigating these requirements can be complex, but with Herb M. Milgrim’s expertise, you can ensure compliance and adequate protection for your property.

Rental Restrictions

Many condominiums have rules about renting units, including duration and frequency of rentals. These rules can impact both owners and potential investors, and our firm can help you understand and navigate these restrictions.

Why Choose The Law Offices of Herb M. Milgrim, P.A.?

At The Law Offices of Herb M. Milgrim, P.A., we pride ourselves on our in-depth knowledge of Florida condo laws and our commitment to our clients. Whether you are a condo owner facing legal challenges, a prospective purchaser, or a disabled individual seeking an accommodation for an assistance animal like a service dog or emotional support animal,  navigating the complexities of condominium rules and restrictions, we are here to help.

Herb M. Milgrim, a seasoned Florida condo attorney, brings a wealth of experience and a personal touch to every case. His expertise in this field is unparalleled, and his dedication to client satisfaction is evident in every interaction.

Contact a Florida Condo Attorney    

Understanding Florida condo laws can be daunting, but with the right legal guidance, it becomes much more manageable. If you are in need of legal services related to condominium law in Florida, do not hesitate to contact The Law Offices of Herb M. Milgrim, P.A. We are here to provide you with the expert legal assistance you need to navigate the complexities of Florida condo laws successfully.

Contact us today at 954-966-3909 to schedule a consultation and take the first step towards resolving your condo law issues with the help of an experienced Florida condo attorney.