LHC Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 3

The Risk of Deferred Maintenance, Pay Now or Pay More Later

By David A. Loewenthal,Esq

Common interest developments – CID’s (e.g.: planned unit developments, condominiums, or cooperatives) have proliferated greatly over the past 30 to 40 years throughout California and the U.S. Whatever one’s feelings about living in a CID, one thing is clear: the…
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LHC Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 2 – Special Edition

During 2007, our firm represented a large number of clients in highly significant cases. Summaries of several of those cases are provided here on an informational basis for your review. Should you have any questions or wish to discuss similar matters, please contact us.

Client Profile: Homeowner Association for 120 unit condominium project in Ventura…
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LHC Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 1

CONFIDENTIAL COMMUNICATIONS: What every manager and board member should know about the attorney-client privilege

What is the “attorney-client privilege?” Most have obtained their knowledge regarding the privilege from watching TV – that is, discussions between clients and their attorneys are confidential and not to be divulged to third parties absent client consent. While not too…
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LHC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 1

Increases in Foreclosures: Boards Must Be Ready to Act

By Robert D. Hillshafer, Esq.

In California, during the period from April through June 2007, lenders filed just under 54,000 Notices of Default (NOD), which is up 15.4% from the first quarter of this year and up 158% over the second quarter of 2006. Simultaneously, Southern…
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