Introduction In Vista Property Group, LLC v Schulte, unpublished per curiam opinion of the Court of Appeals, issued September 17, 2020 (Docket No. 347471), the Michigan Court of Appeals vacated a no-cause judgment in favor of a condominium association and remanded the case back to the Kent County Circuit Court
“Plan for what it is difficult while it is easy, do what is great while it is small.” Sun Tzu
During this time of economic uncertainty and concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, community associations should take an 'inventory' of the current conditions of the association and have a continuity plan
Kevin Hirzel and Brandan Hallaq of Hirzel Law, PLC represented the Channel View East Condominium Association in this case.
On July 2, 2019, the Michigan Court of Appeals issued an Opinion in Channel View East Condominium Association, Inc v Gregory V Ferguson, unpublished per curiam opinion
In many Michigan condominiums and HOAs, the governing documents contain a provision creating an Architectural Control Committee ("ACC") tasked with maintaining the overall aesthetics of structures within the community. Normally, when an owner wishes to modify a structure, the owner may petition the association's ACC
In some condominium governing documents, there are provisions that require a co-owner vote before the association can file a lawsuit. These provisions range from the rather mundane to extremely onerous.
In Nottingham Village Condominium Association v. Pensom, unpublished per curiam opinion of the Michigan Court of
With Christmas just around the corner, many community associations are currently planning parties to celebrate the holiday season. Holiday parties are a great way to bring the community together and converse with your neighbors. These parties frequently involve the catering of food and alcohol as