White House Request for Self-Quarantine by Anyone Who Has Been in NYC Recently

March 26th, 2020 | Community Association Law Blog, News

Eric F. Frizzell, Esq. As you probably have heard, at the White House daily briefing on Tuesday afternoon, March 24, Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator, stated that everybody who has been in New York in the last few days and leaves should be self-quarantining for 14 …Continue Reading

What employees are allowed to work on-site at community associations under Governor Murphy’s March 21, 2020 Executive Order No. 107?

March 22nd, 2020 | Community Association Law Blog, News

By Eric F. Frizzell, Esq. You may have questions regarding which of your community association’s employees are permitted to work on-site under Governor Murphy’s Executive Order No. 107 issued on March 21, 2020. Under the Order, to the extent that employees of your community association cannot perform their functions via …Continue Reading

Consult your Lawyer Before You Terminate a Contract Due to the Covid-19 Crisis.

March 20th, 2020 | Community Association Law Blog

By Eric F. Frizzell Understandably, property managers and community association boards are talking about canceling various contracts (e.g., for non-emergent projects, for the pool season) due to the coronavirus Covid-19. However, be sure to consult with your association’s attorney before “canceling” or “terminating” a contract. Even though we are in …Continue Reading

We are here for You

March 17th, 2020 | Community Association Law Blog, News

To all of our clients and colleagues, our law firm wants you all to know that we remain available to assist you on all legal matters. All of our attorneys are working remotely, and diligently monitoring incoming emails, so that you can promptly reach us, as usual, by emailing any …Continue Reading

Screening Guests and Visitors for Coronavirus in Community Associations

March 14th, 2020 | Community Association Law Blog

Eric F. Frizzell, Esq. Given the apparently highly contagious nature of the Coronavirus, COVID-19, your community association, particularly high-rises and mid-rises, may want to require all prospective guests and visitors to your building to complete a brief questionnaire, such as the one below, and to bar from entering your building …Continue Reading

Coronavirus Frequently Asked Questions for Community Associations

March 12th, 2020 | Community Association Law Blog

By Eric F. Frizzell, Esq. As concerns grow about the spread of the coronavirus, a very fluid situation that seems to be changing daily, we recommend that you regularly consult the website of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) at www.cdc.gov for the latest updates, and review the …Continue Reading

BFC Welcomes Attorney Aleks Tasic to the Law Firm

February 22nd, 2020 | News

BFC is pleased to announce that Aleksandra Tasic has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Aleks, a 2011 graduate of the Seton Hall University School of Law and 2007 Summa Cum Laude grad of Seton Hall University, has substantial legal experience with public and local government law through her …Continue Reading

Does your community association’s procedure for authorizing a collection lawsuit against a delinquent unit owner comply with New Jersey law?

February 18th, 2020 | Community Association Law Blog

By Eric F. Frizzell, Esq. Before a community association files a collection lawsuit against a unit owner for past due charges, it is imperative for the lawsuit to be properly authorized. New Jersey law recognizes two permitted methods for authorizing the lawsuit: (1) the association’s Board, with as full a …Continue Reading

Disposing of a Former Unit Owner’s Abandoned Personal Property

January 27th, 2020 | Community Association Law Blog

By Cheryl Siegel, Esq. Unit Owner X hasn’t paid common expenses to your Condominium Association in years. You’ve obtained a judgment against him, but he has no personal assets of value from which the judgment can be satisfied. So you levy on the unit, send it to Sheriff’s sale and …Continue Reading

David Joyandeh recognized by Jewish Link of New Jersey

January 27th, 2020 | News

David Joyandeh, an associate attorney with BFC, was recognized as the Jewish Link’s featured real estate professional of the week in January 2020. David practices primarily real estate law with a particular focus on community association law. He represents numerous clients in purchasing and selling residential and commercial real estate. …Continue Reading