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By John F. Baumgardner Unresolved disputes amongst neighbors can lead to lengthy and costly litigation. This is especially true when dealing with claims of harassment or discrimination. In a typical residential setting, the costs of these disputes, and any resulting litigation, would be borne solely by the individual homeowners. However, in a common interest development, … Continue reading “Dealing with Issues of Discrimination and Harassment Between Neighbors”
No board member wants to see their name, or that of their Association, listed as a defendant in a lawsuit alleging they violated their obligations under the Association’s CC&Rs or California law. This is especially true for any board member who spends countless hours enforcing the governing documents, participating in violation hearings, attending board meetings, … Continue reading “Board Decisions, The Business Judgment Rule, And Judicial Deference”