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Miami: What is Condo Law?

Posted by Jillian Postal | Jan 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Condos are everywhere in Miami, and with the amount of condos in Miami that are present it sometimes becomes more than necessary to enforce issues that relate to condo law. What is Condo Law? There are many aspects to condo law, but for the sake of this blog, we are going to talk about the bylaws with in a condo community. Much like a HOA or homeowners association, condo law within a community is when the tenants within the community sign a contract that governs the condominium community.

Examples of What You Might Find in a Condominium Community Contract:
One of the most popular thins that will be on a contract governing the condo community will be the areas in which all tenants and condo owners use, for example the breezeways, lounge or pool area. These areas are know and “common areas” and because it is a common area, it is important that everyone takes care of the area and abides by certain rules to maintain order within these areas. Some of the rules you might find about these areas will be things about cleanliness, behavior and noise levels.

Noise levels are yet another extremely popular item you might find on a condominium community contract. Regardless of what the city of Miami may says about what time you can make noise, you will have to obey the rules of the community as well. For instance, if the city says that a certain level of noise is acceptable until 10pm in the evening and the Condo contract states that you must not make noise after 9pm, you will need to abide by the Condo specified time.

If you are looking to set up a contract for your condo community, it is extremely wise to consult with a condo law attorney in Miami that can help you make sure that you are writing the contract correctly, they can even write it for you to assure it is done properly. A condominium lawyer in Miami can help enforce these bylaws by sending notices to the residents of the community and by taking them to court when necessary. You can also use an attorney in Miami that specializes in condo law if you are accused or are being sued by a condominium community. At the very least you can utilize the free initial consultation that most condo law attorneys in Miami offer in order to better understand condominium community laws.

About the Author

Jillian Postal

Jillian Postal is an associate attorney at the Law Offices of Aaron Resnick, P.A. Jillian focuses her practice on commercial litigation matters, including breach of contract and business torts, alternative dispute resolution, and intellectual property. 


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