| September 7th, 2019Community Association Law Blog
By Eric F. Frizzell. New Jersey’s Hotel and Multiple Dwelling Law, which requires the inspection of condominiums, HOA’s, and cooperatives every five years by the Department of Community Affairs (DCA), has been amended. Under the new law, the frequency of future inspections will depend on how quickly the “owner” of …Continue Reading
| August 17th, 2019Community Association Law Blog
By Mary Wynn Seiter, Esq. Years ago, John Smith submitted a request for an emotional support dog to his condo association, including the required documentation from his medical professional. His request was granted. The Board, appropriately, does not really know what John’s disability is, and therefore cannot tell if the …Continue Reading
| August 15th, 2019News
BFC is pleased to announce that it has been retained to represent a 240+ unit homeowners association in Passaic County. BFC is a full service law firm that has represented more than 400 community associations throughout New Jersey during the past 30 years.
| July 27th, 2019News
Donna Shahrabani, a partner at BFC, was a featured speaker at a law seminar for Board members sponsored by Associa Community Management on July 25, 2019. Donna explained the “Radburn” amendments, and how they continue to impact community associations since being enacted two years ago. Donna frequently lectures on community …Continue Reading
| July 27th, 2019Community Association Law Blog
By Mary Wynn Seiter, Esq. Susan is the property manager for a condo association in Edgewater, and she just got off the phone with someone from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. The association needs to spend $10,000 to have all its environmental documentation updated – even though the …Continue Reading
| July 25th, 2019News
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| July 25th, 2019News
David Joyandeh, an associate with BFC, will be one of three speakers at a “First Time Home Buying Mastermind” seminar on July 28, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., at 206 The Plaza in Teaneck, NJ. Topics that will be covered by Mr. Joyandeh and the panel of speakers include helping first-time …Continue Reading
| July 11th, 2019Community 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
| July 10th, 2019News
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.
| July 5th, 2019News
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