F.S. 718.111(11) contains the insurance-related provisions in the Condominium Statute. The theory of the Statute, which I had the pleasure to assist in the drafting in 2008, is that where the Condominium Statute obligates the association to carry property insurance READ MORE

Are you ready for the 2017 Hurricane Season?

Are you ready for the 2017 Hurricane Season? Are you ready for the 2017 Hurricane Season? Community association clients of the Levine Law Group have questioned why they should be ready for a hurricane season.  The answer is simple.  Even when experts have predicted an inactive season, there READ MORE

Homeowners Associations Need to be Aware of the Marketable Record Title Act (“MRTA”)

HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS NEED TO BE AWARE OF THE MARKETABLE RECORD TITLE ACT (“MRTA”) By: Jay Steven Levine, Esquire, Levine Law Group Homeowners who purchase property in homeowners associations are usually aware that there are covenants and restrictions which provide for READ MORE

Fining Committee Members- Are You Insured?

FINING COMMITTEE MEMBERS – ARE YOU INSURED? Every Association should obtain liability insurance for its directors and officers. This insurance covers not only directors and officers but also, in many cases, the Association for actions undertaken by its directors and READ MORE

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

Jay Steven Levine, Esq. of 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 READ MORE

Filing Insurance Claims For The Community Association

By:  Jay Steven Levine, Esquire (published in Broward Coalition Newsletter – 2011) The focus of this article is the community association’s filing of an insurance claim for property damage in a casualty event.  It is important to realize that property READ MORE

Mortgage Foreclosure Registration Ordinance

The Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners has adopted an ordinance requiring banks and mortgage companies to register properties in foreclosure within unincorporated Palm Beach County. The ordinance is applicable to occupied or abandoned and/or vacant property in default, READ MORE