Beware of municipalities that low-ball your community association’s annual reimbursement under the Municipal Services Act

July 11th, 2019 | Community Association Law Blog

By Eric F. Frizzell, Esq. Is your community association receiving the maximum annual reimbursement to which it may be entitled under the Municipal Services Act? Under the Act, a municipality is required to provide a qualified community association with either snow removal from roads, street lighting, and collection of leaves, …Continue Reading

Welcome to BFC’s News Page

July 10th, 2019 | News

Thank you for visiting our website. We invite you to review the “News” about us, to read the articles our attorneys have published, and to review our blogs for helpful information about various legal issues. We’d like to hear from you with any questions or comments you may have.

BFC retained as general counsel for two Monmouth County condominium associations

July 10th, 2019 | News

BFC is pleased to announce that it has been retained as legal counsel to an upscale 200+ unit high-rise condominium and a boutique 12 townhouse community, both in Monmouth County. Our law firm provides a multitude of services to community associations in Monmouth County and throughout New Jersey.

BFC settles Transition construction defect case for Asbury Park Condominium

July 5th, 2019 | News

BFC negotiated a settlement of approximately $450,000 from the developer and multiple contractors in Transition litigation with respect to construction defects in a 32-unit converted condominium in Asbury Park. Our attorneys successfully steered the matter to early mediation, which enabled the Association to avoid protracted litigation and significant legal and …Continue Reading

BFC is Retained by Hoboken Mid-rise Condominium

July 5th, 2019 | News

BFC is pleased to announce that it has been retained as the attorneys for a five story mid-rise condominium in Hoboken, New Jersey. BFC provides diverse legal services to numerous community associations in Hoboken and elsewhere in Hudson County, as well as throughout New Jersey.

NEW SUPERLIEN LAW HELPS CONDO ASSOCIATIONS AND HOAs

June 28th, 2019 | Community Association Law Blog

By Mary Wynn Seiter, Esq. Even condominium association boards that do everything right when it comes to pursuing unit owners for unpaid assessments can find themselves in a tough spot when a lender forecloses on a unit. Until recently, the best a condo association could do with regard to getting …Continue Reading

Important Alert: New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Proposes New Regulations on Community Association Governance

June 15th, 2019 | Community Association Law Blog

By Eric F. Frizzell, Esq. On June 3, 2019, the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (“DCA”) published proposed amendments to regulations under the Planned Real Estate Development Full Disclosure Act. The regulations are intended to implement the 2017 “Radburn Amendments” and “to enhance resident voting participation rights” in community …Continue Reading

Donna R. Shahrabani speaks at legal seminar on community association law

June 15th, 2019 | News

Donna R. Shahrabani, a partner with BFC, spoke before a group of attorneys on June 3, 2019 at a continuing legal education seminar on “Fundamentals of Community Association Law” sponsored by the New Jersey State Bar Association. Donna’s topic was the “Top 20 Things Every Community Association Lawyer Should Know” …Continue Reading

Donna R. Shahrabani speaks at legal seminar

June 14th, 2019 | Community Association Law Blog

Donna R. Shahrabani, a partner with BFC, spoke before a group of attorneys on June 3, 2019 at a continuing legal education seminar on “Fundamentals of Community Association Law” sponsored by the New Jersey State Bar Association. Donna’s topic was the “Top 20 Things Every Community Association Lawyer Should Know” …Continue Reading

Why is it Critically Important to Contact the NJ Department of Environmental Protection during Transition

May 29th, 2019 | Community Association Law Blog

May 29, 2019. By Eric F. Frizzell, Esq. Many community associations in New Jersey have been constructed on sites containing materials that are hazardous to human health. In fact, at the end of 2018, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection reported that there are 13,707 known contaminated sites in …Continue Reading