PRACTICE AREAS

Condominium & Homeowners Association General Counsel

We are dedicated to counseling our association clients in ways that minimize costs, conflict and confusion while finding practical solutions whenever possible to resolve disputes. We provide boards and managers with the knowledge and confidence needed to lead the communities they serve. Our guidance and advocacy covers every area of the law that relates to community associations.

  • Association Incorporation Process

  • Declaration, Bylaws, Rules and Regulations – Creation,      Review & Revision

  • Board Authority and Corporate Governance Issues

  • Governing Document Enforcement and Interpretation

  • Compliance with Federal and State Fair Housing Laws

  • Contract Review and Negotiation

  • Loan Document Review and Attorney Opinion Letters

  • Dispute Resolution

 

Our Association Collections Services

We assist our clients with not only collection of unpaid homeowner assessments, but to prevent delinquencies in the first place.  We work with associations to apply processes that educate owners regarding their obligations and the potential consequences of failing to meet them. We recognize that, because the non-paying owner is also a neighbor, the collection of assessment debt requires a finessed and professional approach. When diplomacy fails, we take strong legal action to protect our clients’ rights and interests. Our collection services include:

  • Developing an Association Collection Policy

  • Demand Letters, Liens & Payment Plans

  • Obtaining and Enforcing Judgments

  • Foreclosure Procedures

  • Protecting Associations when Owners File Bankruptcy

Real Estate Transactions and Litigation Services

We provide real estate transactional support to our clients for traditional legal needs a well as finding creative ways to structure efficient deals.  We offer a comprehensive range of services, including:

  • Purchase and Sale Agreements (creation and disputes)

  • Loan Documents (drafting or reviewing deed of trusts and mortgages)

  • Strategy when Acquiring or Selling Real Estate

  • Adverse Possession & Quiet Title Disputes

  • Boundary Line & Easement Disputes

  • Residential & Commercial Leases

  • Title Issues

 

Business and

Corporate Law

We are dedicated to counseling our clients in ways that minimize costs, conflict and confusion while finding practical solutions whenever possible to resolve disputes. When diplomacy fails, we take strong legal action to protect our clients' rights and interests. 

  • Formation of Business Entities (LLC and S-Corp

  • Acquisition of Small Businesses

  • Corporate Procedure and Periodic Ownership Issues

  • Commercial Leases (creation and review)

  • Disputes between Business Owners

  • Contract Preparation & Negotiation

  • Resolution of Contract Disputes

  • Commercial Foreclosures

  • Creditor Rights - Bankruptcy, Unpaid Debt, Judgement Enforcement

Sound Legal Partners, PLLC

 Phone (206) 823-1040

coordinator@soundlegalpartners.com