Rhode Island Portal

The following information is of special interest to our
clients and colleagues in Rhode Island.

Articles:
 

“Oh What a Tangled Web” The Importance of Following Governing Documents
by Frank Lombardi, Esq.
Condo Media, March 2017

“Bad Advice” Don’t Increase Your Risk by Utilizing the Wrong Insurance Agent
by Mary Joy Howes, Esq.
Condo Media, February 2017

“Pool Your Resources” Association Obligations Regarding Lifeguards and Swimming Pools
by Mary Joy Howes, Esq.
Condo Media, November 2016

“Conflict of Interest” Condominium Dispute Resolution Bill Held for Further Study
by Mary Joy Howes, Esq.
Condo Media, September 2016

“Leaving Religion… on the Door” Legislation Gives Freedom to Display Certain Religious Items
by Mary Joy Howes, Esq.
Condo Media, Oct 2015

“Oh, Deer!” Private Nuisance and Community Living
by Mary Joy Howes, Esq.
Condo Media, June 2015

“Ooh, That Smell” Sniffing Out Nuisance in Community Living
by Mary Joy Howes, Esq.
Condo Media, November 2014

“Understanding No-Pet Policies” Be in the Know Before Saying No
by Mary Joy Howes, Esq.
Condo Media, May 2014

Outbursts, Fistfights and Lawsuits” Good Faith is the Cure to Election Woes
by Mary Joy Howes, Esq.
Condo Media, March 2014

“Unit Owner Sales” What is the Responsibility of the Association?
by Frank A. Lombardi, Esq.
Condo Media, December 2012

Common Errors in Assessment Collection” Exploring Issues with Interest, Fines, and Enforcement
by Mary Joy Howes, Esq.
Condo Media, November 2013

It’s Only Natural Taking Care of a Messy Situation
by Frank A. Lombardi, Esq.
Condo Media, October 2013

“Gaining Access to Troubled Units”  Knowing and Understanding the Documents and Laws
by Mary Joy Howes, Esq.
Condo Media, September 2013

“Developer Loans” Well, Surprise, Surprise, Surprise
by Frank A. Lombardi, Esq.
Condo Media,  June 2013

“The Importance of Volunteering” Why Everyone Should Consider Serving on an Association Board or Committee
By Frank A. Lombardi, Esq.
Condo Media, May 2013

“Ambiguous Condo Documents” Passing the “Duck Test”
by Mary-Joy Howes, Esq.
Condo Media, April 2013

The Ins and Outs of Association Loans” What to Know Before Borrowing Money for Spring Projects
by Frank A. Lombardi, Esq.
Condo Media, March. 2013

Making Sense of a Senseless Act” The Newtown Tragedy and the Uncomfortable Questions to Come
by Frank A. Lombardi, Esq.
Condo Media, Feb. 2013

“Of Martinis and Binoculars”  Common Sense and Common Areas
by Mary-Joy Howes, Esq.
Condo Media, Jan. 2013

“Handicap Pool Access” Do it Right, Do it Now
by Frank A. Lombardi, Esq.
Condo Media, Dec. 2012

“Associations Now In Control of Development Rights”
by Frank A. Lombardi, Esq.
Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly, Nov. 2012

“Preparing for the Next Economic Wave” Loan Service Will Meet Commercial Real Estate Needs
by Frank A. Lombardi, Esq.
Condo Media, Oct. 2012

“Complex Collections” Knowing and Applying the R.I. Condominium Act Can Pay Off
by Mary Joy Howes, Esq.
Condo Media, Oct. 2012

“Case Closed” R.I. Supreme Court Clarifies Development Rights
by Frank A. Lombardi, Esq.
Condo Media, Aug. 2012

“Coming Home” Associations and Multi-Generational Household
by Frank A. Lombardi, Esq.
Condo Media, July 2012

“The War on Transfer Fees” Protecting Community Associations
by Frank A. Lombardi, Esq. and Mary-Joy Howes, Esq.
Condo Media
, June 2012

“On Death and Taxes” Protecting the Association Lien
by Frank A. Lombardi, Esq.
Condo Media,  May 2012

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