Community Update – September 2022

Community Update – September 2022

At Becker, we stand with our fellow Floridians, particularly those on the west coast who experienced the wrath of Hurricane Ian. As we turn our eye to recovery, we are here to help.

Electronic voting offers a convenient method for casting your “ballot”. How can you bring electronic voting into your community? Jennifer Biletnikoff discusses in, “Electronic Voting in Community Associations: Are the Days of Paper Ballots and In-Person Meetings a Thing of the Past?

Associations must continue accepting payments directly from a delinquent owner even when the account is turned over to an association’s attorney for collections. Joy Mattingly breaks down what the statute says in, “Acceptance and Application of Payments is ALWAYS the Right Answer.

Every five years the Department of Business and Professional Regulation updates the permitted estoppel fees. Learn about these changes in, “Estoppel Fees Have Increased” by Robert Caves.

Claims of breach of fiduciary duty is at the heart of, “THIS CASE: Perlow v. Goldberg,” from Jay Roberts. Find out why this case is important.

Check out this month’s Did You Know section to learn more about the important role an insurance adjuster plays in the aftermath of a disaster. The firm’s affiliated public adjusting company, Association Adjusting, can provide an assessment free of charge. If your property has incurred damage, please contact Association Adjusting at 844-394-2518.