Practice Areas

Our practice encompasses areas such as corporate governance, meeting requirements, statutory interpretation and compliance, vendor and contracts, covenant enforcement, document amendments, rule and restriction enforcement, corporate issues, document preparation and government relationships.

We also assist individuals owning property in Florida community associations defining and understanding their rights and responsibilities.

Community Association Law

Gelfand & Arpe’s experience covers the entire spectrum of legal counseling of Condominium and Homeowner Associations.

Collection of Assessments

Collecting delinquent assessments is a difficult job. We can handle it for you getting timely results in a cost-effective manner.

Litigation

We encourage parties to settle disputes amicably, but our skilled attorneys will provide aggressive litigation when appropriate.

 

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Hearsay-Business Records Exceptions

(SAS v. FNMA) Wednesday, the test for admission of a bank’s payment history pursuant to §90.803(6) Fla. Stat. (2014), was laid out in SAS v. Federal National Mortgage Association, Case No. 2D14-1003 (Fla. 2nd DCA June 10, 2015). The trial court’s judgment in favor of the borrower assertion of a lack of proof of damages after remand and ... more

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Foreclosure Sale Objection

FORECLOSURE SALE OBJECTION (U.S. BANK V. RIOS) Wednesday the Second District Court of Appeals defined the parameters for granting an objection to a foreclosure sale in U.S. Bank Nat. Ass’n. v. Rios, Case No. 2D 14-4898 (Fla. 2nd DCA, June 10, 2015). The decision narrows sustainable objections to those matters arising from the sale, not ... more

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High Heels Does Not Equal Negligence!

Article published in the Florida Community Journal June 2015 High Heels Does Not Equal Negligence!

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