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Alterations, Small or Large, Are Still Alterations

There are many considerations when making changes to the common areas of your condo association.  How much will it cost? Are bids required? What materials are needed? Before any of these questions can be answered, however, the first question a Board should ask is: Whether a board vote or membership vote is needed to approve […]

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DHN Attorneys announces two attorneys have been named to Florida Legal Elite 2018!

For the 15th year, Florida Trend has presented Florida Legal Elite awards to the state’s top attorneys. A recognition list which only 1.5% of Florida attorneys who are currently licensed, and practicing were selected. Nominations began in October 2017, when colleagues across the state voted and nominated Attorneys whom they believe would hold the highest […]

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Will HUD revise guidelines governing emotional support animals?

How to handle accommodation requests for service animals or emotional support animals is a topic that this Firm has covered numerous times. We’ve previously blogged, and we even teach a course for CMCA credit hours on how to handle these accommodation requests. We’ve proposed what we feel to be best practices to best guide and […]

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City of Orlando Certifies DHN Attorneys as a Minority-Owned Business Enterprise

After a thorough application and vetting process, the City of Orlando has officially awarded DHN Attorneys certification as a minority-owned business enterprise. Our law firm is 1 out of approximately just 10 law firms in Orlando that has received this certification. The Minority & Women Business Enterprise Program was established to increase opportunity for minority […]

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Mediation Required for Lien Foreclosures in Orange County

Alternative dispute resolution methods, including mediation, have become increasingly popular to resolve matters outside of the courtroom. Mediation provides a forum for parties to meet face-to-face and resolve their own dispute. The Orange County Courts have long encouraged that parties seek to mediate and attempt to reach terms of settlement before proceeding in a lawsuit. […]

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2018 Proposed Legislative Changes Affecting Florida Communities

The following is a summary of some of the relevant bills that propose changes to laws governing community associations. CS/CS/CS/HB 841 contains revisions to Florida’s housing chapters, and are currently awaiting action from the Governor. Please contact our firm if you have any questions about how this my affect your community. Records: The legislation provides […]

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DHN Attorneys Named One of Central Florida's Largest Law Firms

For the second year in the row, we've been recognized by the Orlando Business Journal for being one of the Largest Law Firms in Central Florida! We're starting the year strong!

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Are Your Collections Efforts Violations of the Florida Fair Housing Act?

Our office recently handled a case that presented a rather unique issue. A disabled owner of a condominium unit challenged our refusal to approve her request for a prolonged repayment term for being discriminatory against her. Ultimately the Florida Commission on Human Relations found no cause to prosecute our client, but keep reading to find […]

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Challenging Airbnb Rentals as a Homeowners Association

Tourists from all over the world are drawn to Central Florida due to our world class attractions and theme parks. While tourism drives the economy, locals know to avoid International Drive in Orlando or basically anywhere near the many hotels and resorts catering to out-of-towners. But with the advent of online third-party rental sites, such […]

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