VACANT PROPERTY ORDINANCES AND THEIR APPLICATION TO COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS

 By:  Jacqueline C. Marzan, Esquire Localities and municipalities across the State have enacted vacant property ordinances to address blight and similar issues relating to abandoned property.  More specifically, these “vacant property ordinances” have sprung up throughout the State in areas hardest hit by properties affected by mo

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TRIM Summer Blues

By:  Jacqueline C. Marzan, Esquire The lazy, hazy days of summer bring more than heat and humidity.  You can also expect to receive your TRIM notice.  A TRIM notice, which stands for a “Truth in Millage” notice, is an estimate of your property taxes based on proposed tax rates (county, municipal and other taxing districts), prop

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Association and Management Company Face Liability in a Bicycle Tragedy

By:  Jacqueline C. Marzan, Esq. Two years after losing their twelve year old son in a tragic accident at the Villas on the Green Condominium complex in Jupiter, Florida, the parents of the late Andrew Curtis were successful Plaintiffs in a premises liability case against the driver of the vehicle that struck Andrew, as well as the Villa

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Condominium Associations Beware – Negative Ruling For Condominium Association Insuring Obligation

By:  Jay Steven Levine, Esquire A significant decision just handed down by the Fourth District Court of Appeal is the case of Citizens Property Insurance Corporation v. River Manor Condominium Association, Inc., Case No. 4D12-901 (Fla. 4thDCA April 10, 2013).  In the Citizens case, the Association sought to force Citizens to provide co

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Jay Steven Levine Nominated For Governor’s Hurricane Conference Corporate Award!

Jay Steven Levine, Esq. of the Jay Steven Levine Law Group has been nominated by the International Hurricane Protection Association for the prestigious Governor’s Hurricane Conference Corporate Award. A winner is expected to be announced at the 27thh Annual Governor’s Hurricane Conference on May 5, 2013 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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  • Jay Steven Levine Owner and Sole Shareholder

    Mr. Levine counsels community associations on all matters including hurricane matters, such as, but not limited to, casualty and insurance issues, statutory and document interpretations, recommending courses of action, and reviewing insurance requirements and policies.

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  • Jacqueline C. Marzan Senior Attomey

    Ms. Marzan focuses in the areas of real estate and community association law, including real estate acquisition and development, condominium and homeowner association documentation, corporate governance (including not-for-profit associations) and commercial lending.

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