Remote Annual Meetings of Community Associations – Why A Board Resolution Should be Adopted to Authorize Them

November 19th, 2020 | Community Association Law Blog

By Eric F. Frizzell. Due to the pandemic, many community associations are holding their annual meetings of unit owners this year via Zoom or other remote video platform. Before an association holds a remote members meeting, however, the association’s board should adopt a formal resolution authorizing the meeting and adopting …Continue Reading

Governor Murphy Issues Critical Executive Order Requiring COVID-19 Protective Measures by All Employers

October 30th, 2020 | Community Association Law Blog

On October 28, 2020, Governor Philip Murphy issued Executive Order No. 192. The Order requires every business, non-profit (condominium associations are non-profits), and governmental or educational entity “that requires or permits its workforce, in part or as a whole, to be physical present at a worksite to perform work,” to …Continue Reading

Governor Murphy Issues Critical Executive Order Requiring COVID-19 Protective Measures by All Employers

October 30th, 2020 | News

On October 28, 2020, Governor Philip Murphy issued Executive Order No. 192. The Order requires every business, non-profit (condominium associations are non-profits), and governmental or educational entity “that requires or permits its workforce, in part or as a whole, to be physical present at a worksite to perform work,” to …Continue Reading

Insights from the NJ Department of Community Affairs Regarding its “Radburn” Rules

October 18th, 2020 | Community Association Law Blog

By Eric F. Frizzell, Esq. In May 2020, the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (“DCA”) issued numerous new regulations, pursuant to the Planned Real Estate Development Full Disclosure Act, that have had a major impact on board meetings, annual meetings and elections, and other aspects of community association life. …Continue Reading

The Jewish Link Newspaper Spotlights BFC Attorney David Joyandeh

September 26th, 2020 | News

David Joyandeh, an associate with Buckalew Frizzell & Crevina, was the Featured Real Estate Professional of the Week in the August 13, 2020 issue of The Jewish Link newspaper. Congratulations David! David concentrates his practice in commercial and residential real estate and community association law. David graduated Summa Cum Laude …Continue Reading

Governor Murphy Authorizes Re-Opening of Gyms

August 29th, 2020 | News

On August 27, 2020, Governor Philip D. Murphy issued Executive Order No. 181 authorizing the re-opening of gyms, health clubs and fitness centers in New Jersey as of September 1st, and the State of New Jersey Department of Health (“DOH”) issued guidelines imposing numerous requirements on opening and operating these …Continue Reading

Community Association Pools Authorized to Re-Open June 22nd. Read the Initial Guidelines from NJ Department of Health

June 9th, 2020 | Community Association Law Blog, News

By Eric F. Frizzell Governor Philip Murphy stated at his press conference today, June 9, 2020, that municipal and private swim club swimming pools, which includes community association pools, can open on June 22nd. The New Jersey Department of Health (“DOH”) will be issuing formal written standards and guidelines today …Continue Reading

New State Regulations: A Detailed Look at Changes for Board meetings

May 30th, 2020 | Community Association Law Blog

By Eric F. Frizzell, Esq. Regulations enacted this month by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs impact numerous facets of the administration and management of community associations. The regulations make key changes to various aspects of Board meetings, such as the requirements for scheduling and holding of meetings, voting …Continue Reading

New State Regulations Impact Community Association Annual Meetings, Elections, and Other Functions

May 29th, 2020 | Community Association Law Blog

By Mary Wynn Seiter, Esq. The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (“DCA”) has finally issued regulations to implement the so-called “Radburn Act,” a 2017 law amending the Planned Real Estate Development Full Disclosure Act (“PREDFDA”), N.J.S.A. 45:22A-43 et seq. The regulations were issued in draft form in 2019, and …Continue Reading

Eric Frizzell is Featured Speaker on Cooperator Webinar re Re-opening Community Association Amenities

May 28th, 2020 | News

On May 20, 2020, Eric Frizzell was a featured speak at The Cooperator’s Webinar entitled “Be Prepared. Re-opening Your Clubhouse and Amenities”. Eric discussed numerous factors that Boards need to consider in deciding whether to re-open any amenity, including a Board’s duty of care to the residents of its Association, …Continue Reading