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April 18th, 2019 | News

Thank you for visiting our website to learn more about our law firm. 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 …Continue Reading

BFC is New Legal Counsel to Fair Lawn Condominium

April 18th, 2019 | News

BFC is pleased to announce that it has been retained as legal counsel by a 200+ unit garden apartment style condominium in Fair Lawn, New Jersey. BFC provides a multitude of services to community associations throughout New Jersey.

BFC Retained by Hoboken Mid-rise Condominium

April 18th, 2019 | News

BFC is pleased to announce that it has been retained as general legal counsel by a 50+ unit 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.

When Must a Condominium Association Warn Unit Owners of a Potential Danger Posed by a Component in Their Unit

April 11th, 2019 | Community Association Law Blog

April 11, 2019. By Eric F. Frizzell, Esq. A New Jersey condominium owner’s unit flooded due to a broken dishwasher hose in another unit. The unit owner sued the association for damages due to the association’s failure to warn all owners of the danger, based on the fact that at …Continue Reading

BFC Retained as Special Counsel by Large HOA

April 7th, 2019 | News

BFC has been retained by a 200+ unit homeowners association in Wayne, New Jersey to comprehensively review and amend its governing documents to bring them into compliance with current New Jersey law. Partner Donna Shahrabani, who has amended and updated master deeds, declarations, and by-laws for numerous community associations, is …Continue Reading

BFC Retained by Major Hoboken Condominium

April 1st, 2019 | News

BFC is pleased to announce that it has been retained as general legal counsel by a 500+ unit high-rise condominium in Hoboken, New Jersey. BFC represents numerous community associations in Hoboken and elsewhere in Hudson County, as well as throughout New Jersey.

David Joyandeh Speaks on Avoiding Mistakes for First Time Home Buyers

March 28th, 2019 | News

David Joyandeh, an associate who specializes in residential real estate and community association law with BFC, spoke on March 27, 2019 at an event at “The Avenue” in Teaneck, NJ, regarding common misconceptions by, and avoiding mistakes for, first time home buyers.

BFC Welcomes Associate Attorney Jennifer McCave

March 26th, 2019 | News

BFC is pleased to welcome attorney Jennifer McCave to the law firm. Jen graduated in 1998 from Stevens Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Engineering degree, with High Honors, in Chemical Engineering. She then attended Vermont Law School, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 2009 and serving as the Notes …Continue Reading

Legal Concerns with Boards Imposing Fees on Unit Owners by Resolution

March 16th, 2019 | Community Association Law Blog

March 16, 2019 By Eric F. Frizzell, Esq. Sometimes community association boards want to impose various kinds of fees on unit owners. However, under New Jersey law, a board cannot charge a late fee, fine, working capital contribution, membership fee, sublet privilege fee, or flip tax (in cooperatives) unless expressly …Continue Reading

November 2018 – NJ court holds that unit owner’s insurance company could not subrogate against condominium association where by-laws contained waiver of subrogation provision

March 9th, 2019 | Community Association Law Blog

March 16, 2019 By Eric F. Frizzell, Esq. On November 5, 2018, a New Jersey court held that an insurance company that paid $222,173.84 to its insured, an individual condominium unit owner whose unit was damaged by a fire in a neighboring unit, could not pursue a subrogation claim against …Continue Reading